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. 1876.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 5.30 gm.

Accession Number

11.1798

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, right, his long hair tied up behind.
Reverse: Lyre.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund