Drachm of Antioch-on-the-Maeander with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 168 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Antioch-on-the-Maeander

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 189.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.94

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right.
Reverse: Humped bull recumbent to left on ground line.
Maeander pattern below.
Inscriptions in Greek above bull and below maeander
Laurel wreath around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour