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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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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.



Catalogue Raisonné

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


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins