Drachm of Caria with head of Helios Apollo, struck under Maussolos

Greek
Late Classical Period
366–353 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Satrapy), Halikarnassos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1996.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.64 gm.

Accession Number

10.31

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo facing, slightly to right, laureate, with flowing hair.
Reverse: Zeus Labraundos standing to right. Clad in chiton and himation, holding double axe over shoulder, and spear in left hand, point downwards
Inscription in Greek at right and monogram in field at left.

(Note the media image of the monogram is incorrect. There should be an E attached to the M).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection