Hemidrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Anaxikles

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
320–280 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Abydos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1620.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.64 gm.

Accession Number

04.966

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right. The hair falls free on the neck.
Reverse: Eagle standing to left, wings closed.
At left inscription in Greek above a kantharos; at right inscription in Greek and an ivy leaf.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund