Stater of Lyttos with flying eagle

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320–270 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Lyttos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 120.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

57.732

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle flying to left.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Boar’s head to right.
Inscription within incuse square of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; December 12, 1957: purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, for $ 1,210- (this figure is the total price for 57.728-.738)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour