Tetradrachm of Kyrene with head of Apollo Karneios, struck under Theupheides
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1338.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.77 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios laureate to left, with ram’s horn.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Plain and beaded border.
Reverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Inscription in Greek in field at left and right.
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. 1360); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund