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Drachm of Miletos with head of Apollo, struck under Diopompos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, profile to left, wearing long hair. [inscription]. Reverse: Lion standing to left, looking back at a star. Below, the magistrate's name. Greek inscriptions at left and below. [see media screen for Greek inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350–334 B.C.

Mint

Miletos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1888.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.54 gm.

Accession Number

97.385

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins