Coin with head of Apollo
ca. 200 B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.94 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, wearing laurel wreath.
Reverse: Griffin to left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America