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Stater of Lycia with walking bull, struck under Kuprlli (Kuperlis)

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Obverse: Bull walking to left, on ground line. Inscription in Lycian (=Xanthos) Reverse: Triskeles. Inscription in Greek, all in dotted incuse square. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pennsylvania; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 741.50

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 450–430 B.C.

Mint

Xanthos (?), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 213.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.29 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

60.1145

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins