Tetradrachm of Alexandreia Troas with head of Apollo
Mint: Troas, Alexandreia Troas
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 158.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.29 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to left.
Reverse: Apollo Smintheus standing to right on ground line, with bow and arrow in left hand and phiale in right, quiver over shoulder. Monogram on left.
Seleucid date on right.
Inscription in left and right fields, downwards, and in exergue.
By date unknown: S. Pozzi Collection; by 1920: with Naville & Cie., 6 and 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (auction of the Pozzi Collection, Les Galeries Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, April 4ff., 1921, lot 2267); by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection (SNG, Lockett, no. 2731); by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2206); purchased at the Lockett auction on behalf of MFA by A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2; April 12, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for £ 1,056/13/0 (this is the total cost for 61.187-61.194 including commission)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour