Tetradrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Maussolos

Greek
Late Classical Period
366–353 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Satrapy), Halikarnassos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1995.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.22 gm.

Accession Number

30.59

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, facing, laureate with flowing hair.
Reverse: Zeus Stratios or Labraundos standing right, clad in chiton and himation, holding double-axe over right shoulder and long spear in left hand.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund