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Stater of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäriga

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Obverse: Head of Athena, helmeted to right, within an olive wreath. Reverse: In an incuse square Athena seated on a rock to right, wearing a crested Attic helmet, sleeveless chiton and himation. Her left hand rests on her shield, and on it is perched an owl. Her right hand rests on her spear,...

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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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410 B.C.

Mint

Xanthos, Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2088.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.25 gm.

Accession Number

01.5628

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins