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Stater of Lyttos with bust of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus to right. Border of dots. Reverse: Eagle standing to right, with wings half spread, rudder and galley(?) beneath feet. Inscription in Greek at right. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1962: with Euripides Sepheriades, Geneva, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades for $ 250.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 200 B.C.

Mint

Lyttos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 122.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.579

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins