Stater of Lycia with lion attacking Herakles, struck under Kuprlli (Kuperlis)
about 450–430 B.C.
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 215.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.95 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Herakles, bearded, kneels to left to club the lion, who attacks him. Ground line below.
Reverse: Triskeles and Lycian inscription in dotted incuse square.
By 1961: Hans von Aulock Collection; May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock for $ 1350.00 (this is the total price of 61.365-61.368).
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour