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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; hair ending in a roll of fine strands from forehead to nape of neck., triskeles below back of neck. All in incuse square with inner line. Inscription in Lycian starts at upper left and faces outward. (see media screen...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, February 12, 1959, for $ 1,950.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 385–375 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 230.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.65 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

59.49

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins