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Trihemiobol of Lampsakos with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right. Reverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right. Star below. Above, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

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 Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 400–300 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1605.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.958

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins