Tetrobol of Lycia with head of lion, struck under Väkhssära

Greek
Classical Period
about 430–400 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 219.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

59.190

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s scalp facing.
Reverse: Triskeles, with dotted inner circle and letters in the center. Border of dots beyond name-inscription in Lycian.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; March 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for
$ 5,300.00 (this is the total price for 59.186-59.192)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour