Tetradrachm of Chalkidian League with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
383–379 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos (Chalkidian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0580.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.39 gm.

Accession Number

95.112

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: Six-stringed lyre; plektron under strings; between uprights, tripod lebes; strap with ends.
Inscription in field around.
Round incuse.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund