Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

Greek
Archaic Period
520–480 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2081.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 9.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.1114

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar crouching to left.
Reverse: Incuse square with projections on three sides; diagonal crossing lines go from one projection to a similar space opposite.
Greek letter in two depressions.

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. 1222); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund