Trihemiobol of Mytilene with head of Apollo

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
350–300 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1669.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.28 gm.

Accession Number

04.1001

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, long hair.
Reverse: Female head to right, hair in roll.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Plain square border.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund