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Stater of Phaselis with head of Apollo, struck under Kleonymos

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: Prow to right on which stands Athena, aegis on left arm, right hand raised holding thunderbolt. At her feet, serpent. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 230–190 B.C.

Mint

Phaselis, Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 11.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.461

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins