Coin of Mytilene with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.48 gm.

Accession Number

88.59

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, profile to right;
Reverse: Lyre.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation