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Tetradrachm of Apollonia Pontica with head of Apollo, struck under Adrestos

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right, hair in roll behind. Reverse: In incuse square an anchor; at right a crayfish; at left [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–350 B.C.

Mint

Apollonia Pontica, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0797.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.83 gm.

Accession Number

04.623

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins