Stater of Amanthos with lion and eagle
about 380 B.C.
Mint: Cyprus, Amanthos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 252.
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm. Die Axis: 12 Weight: 20.5 mm. weight: 6.64 gm. die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion lying to right above a dotted line; above, eagle flying to right.
Inscription (?) in exergue, off flan.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Forepart of lion to right, jaws open and tongue protruding.
Inscription in Cypriot script in right field.
Struck under King Entimos (?), about 380 B.C.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art, Bulletin XVI, no. 54, as Zotimos); December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 250.-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour