Hemidrachm of Kios with head of Apollo, struck under Proxenos

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
330–300 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia, Kios

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1379.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.36 gm.

Accession Number

04.930

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; hair falls on neck.
Faint inscription in Greek below (?).
Reverse: Prow of ship to left with star at left above.
Inscription in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 983); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund