Coin of Smyrna with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C


Mint: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.51 gm.

Accession Number

88.17

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, profile to right.
Reverse: Homer? seated, profile to left.
Inscriptions 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