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Drachm of Mytilene with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, facing to right, and wearing a laurel-wreath. Reverse: Head facing to left; with inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 440–420 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1667.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.06 gm.

Accession Number

08.358

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins