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Drachm of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäräi

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: Head of dynast right, in Persian tiara. Inscription in Lycian around. (see media screen for Lycian inscription)

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P. O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 430 B.C.

Mint

Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.15

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins