Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers
Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2101.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.49 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 below.
Reverse: In incuse square, a youth stepping forward to right and raising both hands with a sling; he wears a short girded chiton.
Inscription in Greek at left; in field at right, forepart of bridled horse prancing to right above spearhead.
Beaded square border.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund