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Drachm of Lycian League with bust of Augustus

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Obverse: Bust of Augustus to right. Reverse: Lyre. Branch in field right. In field left and right, inscription in Greek. Linear border around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 400, partial); purchased at Glendining auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about 27–20 B.C.

Mint

Cragus (Lycian League), Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1499

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins