Stater of Lycia with winged, man-headed bull, struck under Kuprlli (Kuperlis)

Greek
Classical Period
about 450–430 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 214.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.1141

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Winged, man-headed bull walking to right on ground line.
Overstruck on a coin of Tanagura (?), with Lycian inscription barely visible.
Reverse: Triskeles in dotted incuse square.
Inscription in Greek within incuse.

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