Stater of Lycia (?) with forepart of lion
about 575 B.C.
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 205.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 9.20 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion protome to right, roaring and with mane in the form of a pearly necklace.
Reverse: Rectangular incuse with bars radiating from the center.
By 1959: with AG. Leu & Co., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich and Adolph Hess AG., Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne (Hess-Leu auction, March 24, 1959, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, lot 260 [as uncertain Ionia]); February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co. for $ 225-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour