Tetradrachm of Miletos with head of Apollo, struck under Demainos

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–334 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Miletos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1886.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.30 gm.

Accession Number

01.5591

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo to left, laureate and with long hair.
Reverse: Lion standing to left and looking back at a star of eight points.
Monogram at left and inscription in Greek below.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund