Drachm of Kolophon with head of Apollo

Greek
Early Classical Period
460–450 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Kolophon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1878.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 5.49 gm.

Accession Number

01.5578

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to right, hair in a braid around the back of the head.
Reverse: In incuse square, a seven-stringed lyre.
Inscription in Greek around.

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