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Tridrachm of Alabanda with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right. Reverse: Pegasus galloping to right, hind hooves on a tiny ground line. Laurel wreath around. IA=year 11=156 B.C.? Inscription in Greek above and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1954: with H. A. Seaby, Ltd., 65 Gt. Portland St., London W.1; October 14, 1954: purchased by MFA from H. A. Seaby, Ltd. for $ 120.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 168 B.C.

Mint

Alabanda, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 186.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.92 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

54.1038

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins