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Tetrobol of Lycia with head of lion, struck under Mithrapata

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Obverse: Lion's scalp flanked by forelegs, facing. Reverse: Triskeles within rough incuse square. Inscription around. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

1960: purchased from a dealer for MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; April 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III for $ 65.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 385–375 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 224.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins