Stater of Aspendos

Asia Minor


370-333 BCE


Diameter: 21.1 mm

Weight: 10.68 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Class of 1962



Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, West Asia, Asia


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Two naked wrestlers, the left one holds left arm of opponent with both hands; Empty exergue; Dotted border; FK between wrestlers Reverse: Chitoned youth discharging slingshot to right; Triskeles of human legs under left extended arm; Dotted square border; [E]**TEII[Y] vertically upwards; FK below Triskeles

Course History

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

CLST 1, Antiquity Today: An Introduction to Classical Studies, Paul Christesen, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-December 6, 1992; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, January 9-April 16, 1993; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, May 11-August 1, 1993; The Art Museum, Princeton Univeristy, Princeton, New Jersey, August 31-November 28, 1993, no. 37.

Publication History

Jenifer Neils, "Goddess and Polis: the Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College and the Princeton University Press, 1992, ill. p. 169.


Harmer and Rooke Numismatists, Ltd, 1982; Virginia Williamson, 1982-1990; given to present collection, 1990.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC no. 42, pl. XX/13; Grose, Vol. III, p. 257, nos. 8886-8888

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