Drachm of Limyra with head of Apollo Lykios

Greek
Hellenistic Period or later
2nd–1st century B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Limyra (Lycian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2089.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.68 gm.

Accession Number

11.1804

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo Lykios, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Lyre seen from behind.
Thunderbolt in field at left
Inscriptions in Greek above lyre and at left and right in field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808))

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund