Drachm of Lycia with head of Athena, struck under Khäräi

Greek
Classical Period
430 B.C.


Mint: Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.15

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Head of dynast right, in Persian tiara.
Inscription in Lycian.

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P. O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour