Tetradrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Eukrines
Mint: Troas, Abydos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1618.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 14.94 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; hair in a roll, from which fall a few locks.
Reverse: In incuse circle eagle standing to right, wings closed.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
Triskeles within a circle at right; below at right a die flaw or possibly an ivy leaf.
1900: from the Late Collector Sale, Cat. Sotheby, pl. 7, 332 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling did not list this as Greenwell collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund