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Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo Gryneios

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

189 BCE or later

Artist:

Greek; minted in Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor (modern Turkey)

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right
Reverse: Apollo marching right, holding patera and garlanded laurel branch; at his feet, omphalos and diota

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Apollo Gryneios

Origin

Greece

Date

200 BC–1 BC

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΜΥΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ

Dimensions

Diam. 3.6 cm; 16.23 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4927

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