Stater of Lycia with head of lion, struck under Mithrapata

Greek
Classical Period
about 385–375 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 226.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.74 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

58.708

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s scalp facing; below, traces of triskeles.
Reverse: Bearded head to left, triskeles below back of neck.
Inscription starting at lower left corner. All in incuse square.

Dynast: Mithrapata

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, September 18, 1958, for
$ 1,350.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour