1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Apollo Karneios, struck under Ky[dis?] (or Ky[chairis?)]
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1334.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios to left with short hair and ram’s horn.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
Reverse: Head of Kyrene to right, hair in roll.
Traces of inscription in Greek at left (or restriking).
By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale of the Subhi Collection, no. 393 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1358); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund