Tetradrachm of Chalkidian League with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
417–412 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos (Chalkidian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 043.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 14.29 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

58.701

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo to left, wearing a laurel wreath.
Reverse: Lyre with seven strings; plectron under strings; strap at right, across sound box. Zigzag decoration on strap and base of the lyre.
Inscription around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with L. Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland; September 18, 1958: purchased by MFA from L. Mildenberg for $ 560.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour