Drachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Pytheos

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


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1870.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.04 gm.

Accession Number

01.5569

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.
Above and below inscriptions in Greek. Monogram above wings..

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