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Hemidrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Lysas

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate, profile to right. Reverse: Eagle standing, profile to left. In front of him a tripod. Behind, Magistrate's name [inscription]. At left [inscription]. [see media screen for Greek inscriptions]

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 320–280 B.C.

Mint

Abydos, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1619.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.63 gm.

Accession Number

95.146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins