Drachm of Megara with head of Apollo

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 307 B.C.


Mint: Megaris, Megara

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1105.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm.

Accession Number

01.5453

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo to right, laureate.
Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre, seen from the front.
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