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Drachm of Kolophon with head of Apollo, struck under Nikias

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate to left, hair rolled up behind. Reverse: [inscription]. Seven stringed lyre. [see media screen for inscription]

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, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Kolophon, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1879.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.

Accession Number

01.5579

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins