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Stater of Lycia with male head, struck under Päriklä (Perikles)

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Obverse: Bearded head with hair flying in all directions. facing slightly to the left. Reverse: Ajax lunging to right, nude except for a crested helmet; shield on his left arm, sword in upraised right hand. Ground line; triskeles at lower right. At left, star with seven rays. ...

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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 $ 2,200.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 380–362 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 233.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

59.338

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins