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Coin of Kingdom of Thrace with head of Apollo, struck under Adaios

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: Tripod. Two monograms at left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for monograms and Greek inscription) Ruler: Adaeus


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, Late 3rd century B.C.


Thrace (Kingdom)


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 9.27 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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