Drachm of Lycia with head of Aphrodite, struck under Khäriga

Greek
Classical Period
410 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Antiphellos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2087.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.1120

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to left with T shaped earring and necklace, hair caught up behind. Beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: In incuse square, tetraskeles about a circle in which is an owl to left.
Inscription around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund