Tetradrachm of Apollonia Pontica with head of Apollo, struck under Adrestos

Greek
Classical Period
450–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Apollonia Pontica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0797.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.83 gm.

Accession Number

04.623

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right, hair in roll behind.
Reverse: In incuse square an anchor; at right a crayfish; at left inscriptions in Greek..

Provenance

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

Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund