Hemidrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Lysas

Greek
Hellenistic Period
320–280 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Abydos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1619.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.63 gm.

Accession Number

95.146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, profile to right.
Reverse: Eagle standing, profile to left.
In front of him a tripod.
At right: Magistrate’s name; at left: inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund