Didrachm of Eretria with Gorgoneion

Greek
Archaic Period
550–511 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1022.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.52 gm.

Accession Number

00.242

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Gorgoneion, jaws open and tongue protruding.
Reverse: Square incuse with diagonal crosslines; in upper triangle, head of panther facing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund