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Drachm of Antioch-on-the-Maeander with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right. Reverse: Humped bull recumbent to left on ground line. Maeander pattern below; laurel wreath around. Inscriptions in Greek above and below bull. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 168 B.C.

Mint

Antioch-on-the-Maeander, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 189.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.94

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins