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Stater of Lycia with seated lion

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Obverse: Lion with beaded tail, seated to right, head full-front, left forepaw raised. Reverse: Forepart of bridled Pegasos, with curled wing, flying ro right, broad girth around his belly.

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, 400 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2094.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.23 gm.

Accession Number

01.5629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins