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Didrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Pixodaros

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate slightly to right of full front, chlamys at neck. Reverse: Zeus advancing to right on line, sceptre in left hand, double axe in right hand on right shoulder; he wears a chiton and himation. At right, [inscription]. (Inscription double struck). (see media...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 340–334 B.C.

Mint

Halikarnassos, Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2007.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.1075

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins