Stater of Lycia with head of Aphrodite, struck under Täththiväibi (Tethviebi)
Early Classical Period
Mint: Lycia, Antiphellos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2085.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Aphrodite to left. Her hair is represented by three rows of dots across forehead, and parallel, slightly wavy lines elsewhere. It is caught up behind, and bound by a double band which crosses the head three times. She wears an earring consisting of a spiral hoop suspended from a disk, and a bead necklace.
Reverse: Within a dotted square in an incuse square a tetraskeles with a central circle. Inscription around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)7)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund