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Trihemiobol of Tauromenion with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, hair on forehead rolled, long on neck. Beaded border. Reverse: Tripod with three handles, neck, and lion's feet; under left and right handles, sprays of laurel. Plain border. Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not on Regling's list of Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Tauromenion, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0485.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.07 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins