Didrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with eagle
Mint: Sicily, Akragas (Agrigentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0226.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.84 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle standing left, wings closed.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Freshwater crab.
By date unknown: Northwick Collection; 1859: Sotheby auction of the Northwick Collection, sale catalogue, no. 242 (according to Regling and Brett catalogues); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 192); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund