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Coin with head of Apollo

Obverse: Head of Apollo right, laureate. Reverse: Horse feeding to left. Greek inscription above. Uncertain monogram below.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C.

Mint

Alexandria Troas, Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.5 mm. Weight: 1.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

84.582

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins