Stater of Lycia with forepart of lion, struck under Mithrapata

Greek
Classical Period
about 385–375 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 229.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 9.82 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

59.191

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of a lion to right.
Reverse: Bearded head to left, triskeles below back of neck.
Inscription in Lycian around, starting at lower left.
All in incuse square with inner line.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; March 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for
$ 5,300.00 (this is the total price for 59.186-59.192)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour