Tetrobol of Amphipolis with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
390–370 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Amphipolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0541.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.

Accession Number

04.662

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to left; hair in short curls.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Torch within laurel wreath tied below; square incuse.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Moore Sale, Cat. Sotheby, no. 206 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 553); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund