LYTTOS in CRETE Rare 320 BC Silver Stater EAGLE BOAR NGC Ch VF

Ancient Coins - LYTTOS in CRETE Rare 320 BC Silver Stater  EAGLE BOAR NGC Ch VF
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Crete. Lyttos AR Stater, ca. 320-280 BC. 26mm 11.28 grams

Eagle flying left.

Boar's head right, mouth agape, within linear square, in incuse square. 

The eagle on the obverse is likely a reference to Zeus, as Rhea was said to have given birth to the god in a cave on Mount Aegaeum near Lyttos. 

References: Le Rider Monnaies crétoises, pl. VII, 20; Svoronos 32; BMC 13. Rare. 

Ex. Classical Numismatic Group > Mail Bid Sale 57 Auction date: 4 April 2001

Ancient Coins - LYTTOS in CRETE Rare 320 BC Silver Stater  EAGLE BOAR NGC Ch VF
Ancient Coins - LYTTOS in CRETE Rare 320 BC Silver Stater  EAGLE BOAR NGC Ch VF
Ancient Coins - LYTTOS in CRETE Rare 320 BC Silver Stater  EAGLE BOAR NGC Ch VF
Precio SKU: 6506
US$ 5,750.00
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Cotización al: 02/23/18

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