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Coin Type: Bronze AE19 of Alexandreia Troas.
Mint and Date: Alexandreia Troas, 301-281 BCE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 1.65g
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Statue of Apollo Smintheus, robed, standing right, a quiver at his left shoulder, holding a phiale in his right hand and a bow and arrow in his left. At his feet, a large mouse moving right.
Provenance: ancientcaesar (eBay), March 2010.
Ref: GCV 4027; BMC 17, 9, 1; SNG von Aulock 7545. A. R. Bellinger, Troy - The Coins (1961), 81, A22.
BW Ref: 002 048 156
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Note: See this link for discussion of the meaning of the name: Forum Numiswiki article on Apollo Smintheus.
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