Tetradrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Maussolos
Late Classical Period
Mint: Caria (Satrapy), Halikarnassos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1995.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.22 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, facing, laureate with flowing hair.
Reverse: Zeus Stratios or Labraundos standing right, clad in chiton and himation, holding double-axe over right shoulder and long spear in left hand.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)
H. E. Bolles Fund