Tetradrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Hidrieus
Late Classical Period
Mint: Caria (Satrapy), Halikarnassos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2000.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate slightly to right of full front, chlamys at neck.
Reverse: Zeus advancing to right on line, spear in left hand, double axe in right hand over right shoulder. He wears chiton and himation.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Carfrae Collection; 1894: Sotheby Sale (Carfrae Collection), pl. IX, 10; date unknown: Late Collector Collection; 1900: Sotheby Sale (Late Collector), pl. VII, 376 (both sale references according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund