Drachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Apollas

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
360–300 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1864.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.92 gm.

Accession Number

01.5566

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, three quarters front to left,
his chlamys clasped at his neck.
Reverse: Swan standing to left, flapping its wings.
Inscription in Greek.

Note: the handwritten inscription scans for this coin need to be clarified. There is no obverse inscription on this coin and the puzzling numbers and initials in the TMS scan are not explained.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund