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Drachm of Caria with head of Helios Apollo, struck under Maussolos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo facing, slightly to right, laureate, with flowing hair. Reverse: Zeus Labraundos standing to right. Clad in chiton and himation, holding double axe over shoulder, and spear in left hand, point downwards [inscriptions]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek, Late Classical Period, 366–353 B.C.


Halikarnassos, Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1996.


Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.64 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins