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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)

Provenance

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

Mint

Antiphellos (?), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.187

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins