Coin of Klazomenai with head of Athena, struck under Metrodoros

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 387–300 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.781

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right.
Reverse: Ram recumbent right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour