Tetradrachm of Chalkidian League with head of Apollo, struck under Ariston

Greek
Classical Period
355–352 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos (Chalkidian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0582.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 14.42 gm.

Accession Number

00.157

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Olynthian Apollo, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Lyre (kithara), with six strings.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund