Drachm of Miletos with head of Apollo, struck under Diopompos

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–334 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Miletos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1888.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.54 gm.

Accession Number

97.385

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, profile to left, wearing long hair.
Reverse: Lion standing to left, looking back at a star.
Below, inscription with magistrate’s name.
Monogram at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund