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Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

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Obverse: Forepart of boar crouching to left. Reverse: Incuse square with projections on three sides; diagonal crossing lines go from one projection to a similar space opposite. In two depressions, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1222); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–480 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2081.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 9.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.1114

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins