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Tetradrachm of Chalkidian League with head of Apollo, struck under Ariston

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Obverse: Head of Olynthian Apollo, laureate, to right. Reverse: Lyre (kithara), with six strings. Inscription in Greek. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 355–352 B.C.

Mint

Olynthos (Chalkidian League), Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0582.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 14.42 gm.

Accession Number

00.157

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins