Coin with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
ca. 200 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Abdera

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.94 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.580

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, wearing laurel wreath.
Reverse: Griffin to left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America