Drachm of Apollonia Pontica with Gorgoneion
Mint: Thrace, Apollonia Pontica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0796.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Medusa, full face.
Reverse: Anchor between crayfish and Greek letter.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 484); June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund