Drachm of Olympos with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
168–78 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Olympos (Lycian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2090.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.99 gm.

Accession Number

01.5631

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of the Lycian Apollo, laureate, to right. Hair in a roll along the face, with two long curls behind.
Reverse: In incuse square, a lyre in the center, a trophy right, and a palm branch left.
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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund