Stater of Lyttos with bust of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 200 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Lyttos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 122.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.579

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle standing to right, with wings half spread, rudder and galley(?) beneath feet.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

By 1962: with Euripides Sepheriades, Geneva, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades for $ 250.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour