Drachm of Apollonia Pontica with Gorgoneion

Greek
Classical Period
450–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Apollonia Pontica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0796.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.80 gm.

Accession Number

08.348

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Medusa, full face.
Reverse: Anchor between crayfish and Greek letter.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund