Stater of Lycia with two dolphins and human eye, struck under Thiban

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 480–460 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 210.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.75 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

61.367

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Dolphin jumping to right above dolphin leaping to left.
Below, human eye.
Reverse: Tetraskeles in dotted incuse square.
Inscription in Lycian, between legs of tetraskeles.

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour