Drachm of Phaselis with bust of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
168–81 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Phaselis (Lycian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2093.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.90 gm.

Accession Number

01.5632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to right, his quiver at his neck.
Reverse: In a shallow incuse square within a round incuse a lyre in the center, a flaming torch at the right, and an Isis crown at the left
Inscription in Greek above lyre, torch, and crown..

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