Jump to content
Mithrapata Stater
 

Mithrapata Stater


bpmurphy
 Share


DYNASTS of LYCIA. Mithrapata. Circa 380-375 BC. AR Stater - 23mm (9.64 g). Facing lion's scalp / Lycian triskeles, head of Herakles wearing lion skin and facing slightly left, club to right; all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 4242 (same dies); Olçay & Mørkholm, "The Coin Hoard From Podalia" (NumChron 1971), 100 (A13/P15). EF.

From the album:

Past Inventory Favorites

  • 32 images
  • 0 comments
  • 9 image comments

Photo Information for Mithrapata Stater

 Share


Recommended Comments

The 3/4 facing Herakles is very unusual for Lycian coinage. There are a few issues with Herakles fighting the Namean lion, but this sort of rendering is wonderfully rare.
Link to comment

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...