Stater of Lyttos with flying eagle

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Crete, Lyttos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 121.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

57.733

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 left.
Inscription (partly retrograde)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour