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Stater of Lycia with winged, man-headed bull, struck under Kuprlli (Kuperlis)

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Obverse: Winged, man-headed bull walking to right on ground line. Overstruck on a coin of Tanagura (?), with Lycian inscription barely visible. Reverse: Triskeles in dotted incuse square. Inscription in Greek within incuse. (see media screen for Greek and Lycian inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1300- (this is the total price for 62.1139–62.1141)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 214.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.1141

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins