Coin of Pantikapaion with head of Apollo

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
after 323 B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.859

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Reverse: Tripod-lebes.
At left, thyrsos bound with fillet.
At right, monogram. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour