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Drachm of Limyra with head of Apollo Lykios

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Obverse: Head of Apollo Lykios, laureate, to right. Reverse: Lyre seen from behind. Thunderbolt in field at left Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808))

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period or later, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Mint

Limyra (Lycian League), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2089.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.68 gm.

Accession Number

11.1804

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins