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Stater of Lyttos with flying eagle

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Obverse: Eagle flying to left. Border of dots. Reverse: Boar's head to right. Greek inscription within incuse square of dots. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; December 12, 1957: purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, for $ 1,210- (this figure is the total price for 57.728-.738)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–270 B.C.


Lyttos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 120.


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins