Stater of Lycia with head of boar

Greek
Archaic Period
about 575 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 206.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.09 gm.

Accession Number

59.47

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boar’s head to right.
Reverse: Rectangular incuse, with bars radiating from a central dot; two smaller dots on two corner lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., February 12, 1959, for £ 120/-/-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour