Stater of Lycia with winged lion, struck under Tänägurä

Greek
Classical Period
about 450–420 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 218.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.45 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1140

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Winged, horned lion crouches on ground line to the right.
Three dots in the field at the left.
Border of dots around.
Reverse: Triskeles and name-inscription, in dotted incuse square.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1300- (this is the total price for 62.1139–62.1141)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour