Didrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Python
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0765.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.63 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting up on a line to left, with raised wings, mouth open, tail lying underneath the body.
Reverse: Incuse square, in which is a tripod on a line.
Inscription in Greek at left upwards and at right downwards.
By date unknown: Hoffmann Collection; 1898: Cat. Hoffmann, no. 223; 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
Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund