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Stater of Lycia with head of boar

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Obverse: Boar's head to right. Reverse: Rectangular incuse, with bars radiating from a central dot; two smaller dots on two corner lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., February 12, 1959, for £ 120/-/-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, about 575 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 206.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.09 gm.

Accession Number

59.47

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins