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Stater of Lycia with head of lion, struck under Mithrapata

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Obverse: Lion's scalp facing; below, traces of triskeles (overstruck?) Reverse: Bearded head to left, triskeles below back of neck. Inscription in Lycian starting at lower left corner. All in incuse square.. (see media screen for Lycian inscription)


By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; March 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 5,300.00 (this is the total price for 59.186-59.192)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 385–375 B.C


Antiphellos (?), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 225.


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.76 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins