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Tetradrachm of Myrina with head of Apollo Gryneios

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, two long locks of hair on neck. Reverse: Apollo Gryneios laureate advancing to right, in right hand a phiale, in left hand a laurel branch from which hang two taeniae; he wears a himation. At his feet are a small omphalos and a high-handled amphora; at...

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Provenance

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 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 189 B.C. or later

Mint

Myrina, Aeolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1652.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.34 gm.

Accession Number

04.990

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins