Hemidrachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Pytheos
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1858.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.03 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, three quarters front to left, his chlamys clasped at his neck.
Reverse: Swan standing to left, flapping its wings.
In field left, a ram’s head.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below swan.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund