Tetradrachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, signed by Theodotos, struck under Pytheos

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 375–370 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1856.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.97 gm.

Accession Number

08.329

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo facing.
Faint trace of inscription at left, ending in EOI
Reverse: Swan flapping his wings.
Inscriptions in Greek around ending with monogram.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund