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Stater of Lycia with crouching lion, struck under Tänägurä

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Obverse: Winged, horned lion crouches to left, on ground line. In field at the right, inscription in Lycian. Reverse: Triskeles, with central dot, and name-inscription in Lycian, all in incuse square. (see media screen for Lycian inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1300- (this is the total price for 62.1139–62.1141)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 450–420 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 217.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.1139

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins