Drachm of Kolophon with head of Apollo, struck under Nikias

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Kolophon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1879.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

01.5579

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to left, hair rolled up behind.
Reverse: Seven stringed lyre.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

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