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Stater of Paphos with standing bull, struck under Onasi[...]

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Obverse: Bull standing to left; above, a winged solar-disk; at left, and Egyptian ankh, circle dotted; ground line (off flan); border of dots (die-flaw above crupper of bull). Inscription in Cypriote signs. Reverse: Eagle flying left; straight wings outspread, one above, one below; in three...

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By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Sotheby Sale of the Moore Collection, no. 431 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1278); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–400 B.C.


Paphos, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2142.


Diameter: 201 mm. Weight: 11.09 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins