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Coin of Alexandreia Troas with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: Horse grazing left. In exergue, thunderbolt. Inscription in Greek above horse. Monogram below. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 261–246 B.C.

Mint

Alexandreia Troas, Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.50

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins