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Stater of Ialysos with winged boar

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Obverse: Winged boar flying to the left. Circular border of dots. Reverse: Head of an eagle to left; above, at the left, pelta-shaped palmette. Below, inscription in Greek (retrograde). All within dotted square within square incuse. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1955: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 10, 1955 for $ 1,900.00 (the total price for MFA 55.95-55.97)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, Late 6th century B.C.

Mint

Ialysos (Rhodes), Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 196.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 14.72 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

55.97

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins