Drachm of Apollonia Pontica with anchor and crayfish

Greek
Classical Period
450–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Apollonia Pontica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0795.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.20 gm.

Accession Number

04.622

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Anchor.
At left: crayfish and at right: Greek letter.
Reverse: Gorgoneion, tongue protruding, dotted line over forehead; snakes sticking out around head.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund