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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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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


Myrina, Aeolis

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.34 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins