Tetrobol of Lycia with head of lion, struck under Mithrapata

Greek
Classical Period
about 385–375 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 224.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s scalp flanked by forelegs, facing.
Reverse: Triskeles within rough incuse square.
Inscription around.

Provenance

1960: purchased from a dealer for MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; April 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III for $ 65.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour