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Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

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Obverse: Forepart of a boar, to left, a row of beads across its neck and the line of truncation marked by dots between lines. Monogram on shoulder. Reverse: Rough quadrilateral incuse with rounded corners and three projections on the sides, crossed diagonally by two lines. [see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–480 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2080.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.17 gm.

Accession Number

01.5625

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins