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Drachm of Kibyra with head of youth

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Obverse: Head of a young man to right, in crested helmet. Border of dots. Reverse: Horseman, wearing helmet, cloak, and cuirass, gallops to right, lance in right hand. Tiny ground line below hind hooves. Inscriptions in Greek beneath the horse. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6734); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 166–84 B.C.


Kibyra, Phrygia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 202.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.01 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins