Stater of Lycia with forepart of lion, struck under Mithrapata
about 385–375 B.C.
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 230.
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.65 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of a lion to right.
Reverse: Bearded head to left; hair ending in a roll of fine strands from forehead to nape of neck., triskeles below back of neck. All in incuse square with inner line.
Inscription in Lycian starts at upper left and faces outward.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, February 12, 1959, for $ 1,950.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour