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Stater of Issos with Apollo

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Obverse: Apollo, head left, phiale in outstretched right hand, standing with left hand on laurel tree. Below phiale: inscription in Greek. Trace of inscription above phiale? Reverse: Herakles standing, head right, club in right hand, lionskin over left arm, bow and arrow in left hand. Wreath...

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Provenance

By 1986: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 390 B.C.

Mint

Issos, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 10.47 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1986.80

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins