Apollo rainman

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Andres2, Feb 28, 2021.

  1. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Just bought this coin with an interesting greek cart:

    chariot krater.jpg 2 pics of carts for daily use:

    chariot cart.jpg chariot roma.JPG

    When a Krater was placed on the cart it became a ceromonial object:

    chariot krater Red_figure_volute_krater_with_Gigantomachy,_Lycurgus_Painter,_The_Hermitage.jpg

    Apollo and his raven:

    Apollo kylix.JPG

    Column_of_Marcus_Aurelius pluvius.jpg

    Please show your coins with Apollo
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  3. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    I'm not used to seeing Apollo with short hair, but here he is, on a coin I just bought and haven't shown before:

    Macedon, Philip II (359-336 BCE), AE 19. Obv. Head of Apollo right, hair bound with taenia [diadem] / Rev. Youth on horseback right wearing petasos, vertical thunderbolt below, ΦIΛIΠΠOY above. SNG ANS 839, 880-882 [Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, USA, The Collection of the American Numismatic Society, Part 8: Macedonia 2 (Alexander I-Philip II) (New York 1994)]; cf. http://www.coinproject.com/coin_detail.php?coin=183292; cf. SNG Alpha Bank 427 [Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Greece 2, The Alpha Bank Collection. Macedonia I: Alexander I - Perseus (Athens, 2000)]. 19 mm., 6.19 g., 12 h. Purchased from JAZ Auction 175, Feb. 2021, ex. Savoca Coins, DePew Collection.

    Philip II Macedon AE19 horseman on reverse.jpg
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2021
  4. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    Here's another one with a fresh haircut

    Caracalla Ae As
    Alexandria Troas 24mm 8.75g
    Apollo holding olive branch & r.foot on cippus.
    Bellinger A298, SNG Von Aulock 7559

  5. NewStyleKing

    NewStyleKing Beware of Greeks bearing wreaths Supporter

    Athens New Style Tetradrachm c143/2 BC
    Obs : Athena Parthenos right in tri-form helmet
    16.00 gm 34.4mm Thompson issue 22
    Thompson catalogue : Obs 188 : Rev NEW
    Rev : ΑΘΕ ethnic
    Owl standing on overturned panathenaic amphora on which
    month mark Θ below left control mark ME 2 magistrates : ΔΙΟΦΑ ΔΙΟΔΟ
    LF symbol : Apollo
    All within a surrounding olive wreath

    Less than £100 total from GN (now NN), on e bay 2013 in the good ol' days.
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