Drachm of Amphipolis with head of Apollo
Mint: Macedonia, Amphipolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0536.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo facing three-quarters right in laurel wreath; hair on forehead in tightly curled locks; ends of curls escaping from top of head, others falling on either side of face.
At lower right, incomplete border of dots(?).
Reverse: Race torch, flame to left, within raised square frame on which inscription is written in Greek.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list this as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund