This Silver Tetradrachm features the head of Apollo. Apollo’s Father is Zeus his Mother Leto he has an older twin sister Artemis the goddess of the hunt. He had a half brother, Dionysus the god of wine. Apollo is a multi-talented Greek god of healing, music, archery, arts, intelligence, prophecy and sometimes, the sun. He also showed men the art of medicine. He is famous for his oracle at Delphi, people traveled to it from all over the Greek world to divine the future. He is generally portrayed as a cerebral, beardless young man.
Aeolis did not start as a geographic term but as a name for a collection of twelve cities in region on the west coast of Asia Minor founded by the Aeolians, who were a branch of the Hellenic peoples. The twelve cities were Temnos, Smyrna, Pitane, Neonteichos, Aegirusa, Notium, Cilla or Killa, Cyme, Gryneum, Larissa, Myrina, and Aegae
Grynium or Gryneum (there are other spellings) was one of the Aeolian cities in Asia Minor, about 4 1/2 miles from Myrina. It was the location of the sanctuary of Apollo with an ancient oracle and a grand temple made of white marble.