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Trihemiobol of Tauromenion with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to left, hair falling free behind. Beaded border. Reverse: Tripod. At right [T]AYPOME downwards. At left: NITAN upwards. Also at left, inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 417); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 241–212 B.C.


Tauromenion, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0486.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.08 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins