Coin of Smyrna with head of Apollo
Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Smyrna
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.30 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Reverse: Hand in caestus.
Palm in field left.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour