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Coin of Thessalian League with head of Apollo, struck under K[...]

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to left. Quiver of arrows (?) behind. Reverse: Athena Itonia striking right with spear and shield. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

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, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.

Mint

Thessalian League, Thessaly

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.04 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.834

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins