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Drachm of Phaselis with bust of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to right, his quiver at his neck. Reverse: In a shallow incuse square within a round incuse, [inscription]; a lyre in the center, a flaming torch right, and an Isis crown right. [see media screen for inscription]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 168–81 B.C.

Mint

Phaselis (Lycian League), Lycia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2093.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.90 gm.

Accession Number

01.5632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins