Didrachm of Eretria with cow

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–465 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1028.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm.

Accession Number

31.186

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cow with long horns standing right, head left, scratching head with right hindhoof.
Letter above dotted exergue line.
Reverse: Octopus within incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with J. Schulman, Amsterdam; April 2, 1931: purchased by MFA from J. Schulman for $ 650.00

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund