Stater of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Ikesios

Greek
Classical Period
about 390 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Abydos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 155.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.42 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

60.1141

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right.
Reverse: Eagle standing to right, with wings closed.
Inscriptions at left, upward and at right.

Provenance

By 1960: with George Allen, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (said to be from Martinos, in Athens); October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from George Allen for $ 1,774.25

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour