Coin of Phaselis with prow of galley

Greek
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
about 81 B.C. or later


Mint: Lycia, Phaselis

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.820

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Prow of galley to right. Over it, Nike flying right with wreath.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, standing right, aegis over left arm and thunderbolt in right hand.
Greek inscription in field.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 34); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour