Didrachm of Miletos with head of Apollo, struck under Damasias

Greek
Hellenistic Period
300–250 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Miletos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1890.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm.

Accession Number

04.1034

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to left, long hair.
Reverse: Lion standing to left, on line, head to right.
Above, eight pointed star.
Monogram at left and inscription in Greek below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund