Stater of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäräi

Greek
Classical Period
about 430 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1986.70

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena to right.
Reverse: Within circular incuse and border of dots, head of dynast Kharai to right, wearing Persian tiara.
Inscriptions in Greek and Lycian.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 26, 1986: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour