Stater of Ialysos with winged boar

Greek
Archaic Period
Late 6th century B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Ialysos (Rhodes)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 196.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 14.72 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

55.97

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Winged boar flying to the left.
Circular border of dots.
Reverse: Head of an eagle to left; above, at the left, pelta-shaped palmette.
Below, inscription (retrograde). All within dotted square within square incuse.

Provenance

By 1955: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 10, 1955 for $ 1,900.00 (the total price for MFA 55.95-55.97)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour