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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 390 B.C.


Issos, Cilicia


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

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins