Tetradrachm of Chalkidian League with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
412–410 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos (Chalkidian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0578.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 14.33 gm.

Accession Number

04.673

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Olynthian Apollo to left; short, curly hair.
Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre; plektron under strings.
Square incuse.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 563); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund