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Drachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Pytheos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, three quarters front to left, his chlamys clasped at his neck. Reverse: [inscription]. Swan standing to left, flapping its wings. [inscription]. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

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 or Early Hellenistic Period, 360–300 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1870.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.04 gm.

Accession Number

01.5569

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins