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Tetradrachm of Caria with head of Apollo, struck under Maussolos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, facing, laureate with flowing hair. Reverse: Zeus Stratios or Labraundos standing right, clad in chiton and himation, holding double-axe over right shoulder and long spear in left hand. [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 366–353 B.C.

Mint

Halikarnassos, Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1995.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.22 gm.

Accession Number

30.59

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins