Trihemiobol of Tauromenion with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
241–212 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Tauromenion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0486.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.08 gm.

Accession Number

04.566

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to left, hair falling free behind.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Tripod.
At right [T]AYPOME downwards. At left: NITAN upwards.
At left, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 417); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund