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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.

Mint

Halikarnassos, Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.64 gm.

Accession Number

10.31

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins