Stater of Paphos with standing bull, struck under Pny[...]

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–460 B.C.


Mint: Cyprus, Paphos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.65 gm.

Accession Number

19.1335

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull standing left; dotted ground line.
Above bull, Cypriot sign.
Reverse: Head of eagle to left; in upper left corner, a palmette with joined spirals.
Below, guilloche pattern; dotted square border.
Square incuse.

Provenance

According to MFA files: from the find at Dali made by Sir R. Hamilton Lang; by date unknown: with C. T. Seltman; October 2, 1919: purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman for $ 101.25 (this is the total purchase price for MFA 19.1333-19.1335)

Credit Line

Horace Wayland Wadleigh Fund