Didrachm of Eryx (?) with eagle

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Eryx (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.71 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

65.1676

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing left.
Reverse: Crab.

Provenance

By 1958: with AG Leu & Co., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG, Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne, Switzerland (Leu-Hess auction, April 2, 1958, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, lot 48, as struck at Agrigentum and from the estate of Jacob Hirsch); by 1965: with Bank Leu and Co., A.G.; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu and Co., A.G., December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour