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Two Early Lycian Portraits

Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 434. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007. 
Sold For $2005. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

DYNASTS of LYCIA. Mithrapata. Circa 390-370 BC. AR Stater (9.77 g, 4h). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Mithrapata left; triskeles behind, all within incuse square. Mildenberg, Mithrapata 4 (O2/R3); Podalia 60-7 (A3/P5); Falghera -; SNG Copenhagen Supp. 472 (same dies); Boston MFA Supp. 229 (same dies). EF, lightly toned, area of flat strike, slight die shift on obverse.