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1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Apollo, struck under Aristis

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Obverse: Head of Apollo to right. [inscription]. Plain border. Reverse: Head of nymph Kyrene to left., hair in three masses enveloped in net. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By 1913: with Henry Chapman; purchased by MFA from Henry Chapman for $100.34 (this is the total price for MFA 13.386-13.390)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1332.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.95 gm.

Accession Number

13.389

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins