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Coin of Abdera with head of Apollo, struck under Alexandros

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: Griffin reclines left, farther foreleg raised. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Abdera, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.41 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.544

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins