Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers

Greek
Classical Period
394–380 B.C.


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2098.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.88 gm.

Accession Number

01.5634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within a circle of small dots, two wrestlers engaging, one grasping the other’s wrists.
In field between them inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within a dotted incuse square a youth, wearing a short chiton, slinging to right. In field at right, triskeles.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and in field at right below triskeles.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund