Tetrobol of Lycia with forepart of lion, struck under Vädräi (Vedris)

Greek
Classical Period
about 385–380 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 223.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 2.74 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

59.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion forepart to left.
Traces of name-inscription. (Overstruck?)
Reverse: Head of Athena, three-quarters to left, wearing crested helmet and necklace.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; March 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for
$ 5,300.00 (this is the total price for 59.186-59.192)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour