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Tetradrachm of Abydos with head of Apollo, struck under Eukrines

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; hair in a roll, from which fall a few locks. Reverse: In incuse circle eagle standing to right, wings closed. At right [inscription], triskeles and ivy leaf. At left, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)


1900: from the Late Collector Sale, Cat. Sotheby, pl. 7, 332 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list this as Greenwell collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 411–387 B.C.


Abydos, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1618.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 14.94 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins