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Stater of Caria with winged female figure

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Obverse: Winged female figure running left, head turned to right, holds caduceus in right hand, wreath in left. Reverse: Incuse square within which ridged triangular object flanked near the top by two Greek letters. (see media screen for letters)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich; May 8, 1963: purchased by MFA from Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Classical Period, 410–390 B.C.

Mint

Kaunos, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 185a

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 11.47 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.478

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins