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Coin of Pantikapaion with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: Tripod-lebes. At left, thyrsos bound with fillet. At right, monogram. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, after 323 B.C.

Mint

Pantikapaion, Tauric Chersonesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.859

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins