Tetradrachm of Myrina with head of Apollo Gryneios
189 B.C. or later
Mint: Aeolis, Myrina
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1652.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.34 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, two long locks of hair on neck.
Reverse: Apollo Gryneios laureate advancing to right, in right hand a phiale, in left hand a laurel branch from which hang two taeniae; he wears a himation.
At his feet are a small omphalos and a high-handled amphora.
Inscription in Greek at left and monogram at extreme left.
Laurel wreath border, fastened below.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund