Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

Greek
Archaic Period
520–480 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2080.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.17 gm.

Accession Number

01.5625

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of a boar, to left, a row of beads across its neck and the line of truncation marked by dots between lines.
Reverse: Rough quadrilateral incuse with rounded corners and three projections on the sides, crossed diagonally by two lines.

Note the media image of a monogram incorrectly attached to this record belongs to Brett no. 2079.

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