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Didrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Pixodaros

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, three quarters front to right. Chlamys fastened at his neck. Reverse: Zeus, in long chiton and himation, standing to right, holding a long spear in his left hand, and a sceptre, on his shoulder, in his right. [see media screen for inscription]


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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 340–334 B.C.


Halikarnassos, Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2005.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.98 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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