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Stater of Eleuthernai with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right. Reverse: Apollo, nude, standing to left with stone or apple (?) in right hand, bow in left. Ground line. Inscription in Greek in left field, upwards, and at lower right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1961: Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd. for $ 300-.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Eleuthernai, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 115.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.01 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

61.373

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins