Tetradrachm of Miletos with head of Apollo, struck under Stratides
Late Classical Period
Mint: Ionia, Miletos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1887.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo to left, laureate and with long hair.
Reverse: Lion standing to left and looking back at a star of eight points.
Monogram at left and inscription in Greek below with the magistrate’s name.
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