Tetradrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Maussollos

Greek
Classical Period
366–353 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Satrapy)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 15.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1993.62

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Facing head of Apollo.
Reverse: Zeus Labraundos standing to right, holding spear and double-axe.
Monogram at left. Inscription in Greek at right.

Ruler: Maussollos

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, February 24, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour