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

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Obverse: Bull standing left; dotted ground line. Above bull, Cypriot sign. Reverse: Head of eagle to left; in upper left corner, a palmette with joined spirals; below, guilloche pattern; dotted square border; square incuse.

Provenance

According to MFA files: from the find at Dali made by Sir R. Hamilton Lang; by date unknown: with C. T. Seltman; October 2, 1919: purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman for $ 101.25 (this is the total purchase price for MFA 19.1333-19.1335)

Credit Line

Horace Wayland Wadleigh Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–460 B.C.

Mint

Paphos, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.65 gm.

Accession Number

19.1335

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins