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Stater of Lycia with seated sphinx

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Obverse: Sphinx seated right, left foreleg raised. Reverse: Crab, within incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 500–460 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.27 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

66.817

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins