Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 520–480 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Uncertain mint

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2078.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.1112

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar to right, right foreleg shown.
Reverse: Incuse square with one diagonal crossline.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1220); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund