Drachm of Plarasa and Aphrodisias with bust of Aphrodite
1st century B.C.
Mint: Caria, Plarasa and Aphrodisias
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1990.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Within a circle of dots bust of Aphrodite, veiled, and wearing stephané, and earring.
Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt to left.
Inscriptions in Greek in field and around.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund