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Coin of Kyrene with head of Apollo Myrtous

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Obverse: Head of Apollo Myrtous right wearing wreath of myrtle. Reverse: Lyre (cithara) with six strings. In field: [inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: E. J. Seltman Collection; purchased by MFA from E. J. Seltman, July 17, 1913, for 8 shillings

Credit Line

Director's Contingent Fund

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

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.44 gm.

Accession Number

13.1701

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins