Didrachm of Kyrene with head of Apollo Karneios, struck under Magas
308–277 B.C. or later
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1343.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.61 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios with ram’s horn to right.
Reverse: Large silphium plant; below, a tripod at left.
Inscription in Greek above and monogram at right.
Purchased from C.T. Seltman, £1. Lent by Arthur Fairbanks, Jan. 10, 1912
Gift of Arthur Fairbanks