Stater of Lycia with seated sphinx

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–460 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.27 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

66.817

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sphinx seated right, left foreleg raised.
Reverse: Crab, within incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour