Stater of Lycia with crouching lion, struck under Tänägurä

Greek
Classical Period
about 450–420 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 217.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.1139

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Winged, horned lion crouches to left, on ground line.
In field at the right, inscription in Lycian.
Reverse: Triskeles, with central dot, and name-inscription in Lycian, all in incuse square.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 1300- (this is the total price for 62.1139–62.1141)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour