Oktobol of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Leukaios

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
360–300 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1860.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 5.69 gm.

Accession Number

01.5563

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, almost full front to right.
His chlamys is fastened at his neck.
Reverse: Swan walking to left, feeding.
Monogram and inscriptions in Greek.

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