Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

Greek
Archaic Period
520–480 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2079.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.39 gm.

Accession Number

04.1113

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to left, beaded line across neck.
On the shoulders, monogram.
Reverse: Incuse square with “Maltese cross” in raised lines inside.

Provenance

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. 1221); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund