Drachm of Lycian League with bust of Augustus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about 27–20 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Cragus (Lycian League)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1499

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Augustus to right.
Reverse: Lyre. Branch in field right.
In field left and right, inscription in Greek.
Linear border around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 400, partial); purchased at Glendining auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour