Hemidrachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
360–300 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1874.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.1010

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to left of full front, hair flying loose.
Chlamys at neck.
Reverse: Swan standing to right with wings raised and head lowered.
Above, traces of inscription in Greek. Inscription in Greek below.

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. 1094); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund