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Stater of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäräi

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing a crested Athenian helmet, the front adonrned with three upright olive leaves. Reverse: Head of a bearded satrap, 3/4 front to left, wearing a Persian headdress. In incuse square:- [inscription], [see media screen for inscription]


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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–410 B.C.


Xanthos, Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2086.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.18 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins