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1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Apollo Karneios, struck under Ky[dis?] (or Ky[chairis?)]

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Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios to left with short hair and ram's horn. Below, [inscription]. Plain border. Reverse: Head of Kyrene to right, hair in roll. At left, KY. (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale of the Subhi Collection, no. 393 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1358); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 375–308 B.C.


Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1334.


Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins