Stater of Issos with Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
about 390 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Issos

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 10.47 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1986.80

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo, head left, phiale in outstretched right hand, standing with left hand on laurel tree.
Below phiale: inscription in Greek.
Trace of inscription above phiale?
Reverse: Herakles standing, head right, club in right hand, lionskin over left arm, bow and arrow in left hand.
Wreath in field at left. At right, ankh.

Provenance

By 1986: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour