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Tetradrachm of Klazomenai with head of Apollo, struck under Lysikles

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, three quarters front to left, with loose flowing hair, laureate but without the stephanos. Reverse: Swan standing to left, with its head turned back, preening its wings. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 387–367 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1852.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.

Accession Number

01.5565

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins