Drachm of Tralles with club and lion's skin

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 134–128 B.C.


Mint: Lydia, Tralles

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 201.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.559

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Club and lion’s skin, within wreath of vine (?) leaves.
Reverse: Bunch of grapes on a vine leaf. At lower right, headdress of Isis.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and right.

Provenance

By about 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 75.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour