Stater of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäriga
Mint: Lycia, Xanthos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2088.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.25 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena, helmeted to right, within an olive wreath.
Reverse: In an incuse square Athena seated on a rock to right, wearing a crested Attic helmet, sleeveless chiton and himation. Her left hand rests on her shield, and on it is perched an owl. Her right hand rests on her spear, which passes under her elbow. In front of her face a caduceus.
Inscription at left, above, and at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund