Coin with head of Apollo

Greek
Late Classical – Early Hellenistic
ca. 400–284 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Gargara

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 5.48 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.732

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right.
Reverse: Horse galloping right.
Above: inscription in Greek.

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