Stater of Lycia with walking bull, struck under Kuprlli (Kuperlis)

Greek
Classical Period
about 450–430 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Xanthos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 213.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.29 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

60.1145

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull walking to left, on ground line.
Inscription in Lycian (=Xanthos)
Reverse: Triskeles.
Inscription, all in dotted incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pennsylvania; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 741.50

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour