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Tetradrachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, signed by Theodotos, struck under Pytheos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo facing. Reverse: Swan flapping his wings, with inscription. (see media screen for inscriptions)

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, Late Classical Period, about 375–370 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1856.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.97 gm.

Accession Number

08.329

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins