1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Apollo Karneios, struck under Ky[dis?] (or Ky[chairis?)]

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
375–308 B.C.


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1334.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number

04.1221

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios to left with short hair and ram’s horn.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
Plain border.
Reverse: Head of Kyrene to right, hair in roll.
Traces of inscription in Greek at left (or restriking).

Provenance

By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale of the Subhi Collection, no. 393 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1358); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund