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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 left. Inscription in Greek (partly retrograde) (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Lyttos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 121.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

57.733

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins