Stater of Lyttos with flying eagle
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320–270 B.C.
Mint: Crete, Lyttos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 120.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.15 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Eagle flying to left.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Boar’s head to right.
Inscription within incuse square of dots.
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)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour