Oktobol of Lycia (?) with winged female figure
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.
Mint: Lycia (?), Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2323.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.67 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Archaic female figure, with curled wings on shoulders and feet, running to left, looking back, with both hands outspread. She wears a closely fitting chiton, girt at the waist.
Reverse: Within a dotted square in an incuse square, a griffin standing to left, with right forepaw raised.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund