Didrachm of Eretria with head of bull

Greek
Archaic Period
550–511 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1021.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.832

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of short-horned bull, full front.
Reverse: Square incuse with diagonal crosslines; surfaces irregular.

Provenance

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. 801); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund