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Stater of Lycia with forepart of lion, struck under Mithrapata

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Obverse: Forepart of a lion to right. Reverse: Bearded head to left, triskeles below back of neck All in incuse square. Inscription in Lycian around. (see media screen for Lycian inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; February 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 2,100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 390–370 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 228.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.71 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

59.48

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins