Stater of Eleuthernai with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Crete, Eleuthernai

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 115.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.01 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

61.373

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right.
Reverse: Apollo, nude, standing to left with stone or apple (?) in right hand, bow in left. Ground line.
Inscription in left field, upwards, and at lower right.

Provenance

By 1961: Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd. for $ 300-.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour