Obverse: Head of Apollo facing three-quarters right in laurel wreath; hair in short wavy locks, parted in center.
Reverse: Race torch, flame to left, within raised convex square frame on which inscription is written in Greek; in left field: A; square incuse.
(See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)
Tetradrachm of Amphipolis with head of Apollo
- Greek, Classical Period, about 357–356 B.C.
- Amphipolis, Macedonia
- Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.41 gm.
- Medium or Technique
- Catalogue Raisonné
- Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0539.
- Accession Number
- On view
- Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery of Ancient Coins - 212C