Stater of Lycia with seated lion

Greek
Classical Period
400 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2094.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.23 gm.

Accession Number

01.5629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion with beaded tail, seated to right, head full-front, left forepaw raised.
Reverse: Forepart of bridled Pegasos, with curled wing, flying ro right, broad girth around his belly.

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