Drachm of Kingdom of Numidia with head of Jugurtha

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 118–106 B.C.


Mint: Numidia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.731

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Jugurtha to left.
Reverse: Elephant right.
Phoenician letter below.

Provenance

By 1968: with Bank Leu & Co., A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; November 5, 1968: purchased from Bank Leu & Co., A.G. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock