Coin of Abdera with head of Apollo, struck under Alexandros

Greek
Classical Period
about 400–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Abdera

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.41 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.544

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Reverse: Griffin reclines left, farther foreleg raised.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour