Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers
Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2100.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Two nude youths facing each other on plain line, the left one grasping with both hands the left arm of his companion, the right one trying with right hand. to free left arm.
Inscription in Greek in the center.
Reverse: In incuse square, a youth stepping forward to right and raising both hands with a sling; he wears a short girded chiton.
At right small nude Eros full front. At left triskeles with human legs.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Beaded square border.
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. 1238); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund