Stater of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäräi

Greek
Classical Period
425–410 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Xanthos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2086.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.18 gm.

Accession Number

01.5627

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing a crested Athenian helmet, the front adonrned with three upright olive leaves.
Reverse: Head of a bearded satrap, 3/4 front to left, wearing a Persian headdress. Inscription at sides. All within incuse square.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund