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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.

Provenance

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.

Mint

Tauromenion, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.08 gm.

Accession Number

04.566

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins