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Trihemiobol of Mytilene with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, long hair. Reverse: Female head to right, hair in roll. At left, MY; plain square border. (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 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1669.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.28 gm.

Accession Number

04.1001

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins