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Stater of Lycia with head of Aphrodite, struck under Täththiväibi (Tethviebi)

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Obverse: Head of Aphrodite to left. Her hair is represented by three rows of dots across forehead, and parallel, slightly wavy lines elsewhere. It is caught up behind, and bound by a double band which crosses the head three times. She wears and earring consisting of a spiral hoop suspended from...

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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)7)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–460 B.C.

Mint

Antiphellos (?), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2085.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm.

Accession Number

01.5626

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins