Drachm of Kolophon with head of Apollo

Greek
Early Classical Period
460–450 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Kolophon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1877.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 5.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.1013

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; hair in tight curls or knots below.
Reverse: In incuse square a lyre.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

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. 1103); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund