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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.

Provenance

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.

Mint

Tauromenion, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.567

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins