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Stater of Apollonia (?) or Axos with head of youth

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Obverse: Young, beardless head to right, wearing fillet. A (?) at upper right. Reverse: Tripod, with curved handles and animal feet. At right, caduceus (?), all in incuse circle.

Provenance

By 1957: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, December 12, 1957 for $ 1,210- (this figure is the total price for 57.728-.738)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Apollonia (?) or Axos, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 107.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

57.734

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins