Drachm of Patara with head of Apollo Lykios

Greek
Hellenistic Period
168–81 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Patara (Lycian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2092.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.69 gm.

Accession Number

04.1122

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo Lykios laureate to right; hair in loose locks, end of quiver at neck.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square, a lyre seen from behind.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at sides; at right below, eight-rayed star.

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