Didrachm of Himera with cock, struck under Theron of Akragas

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
482–472 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Himera

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0250.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.48 gm.

Accession Number

04.450

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cock standing to left.
Traces of inscription (?).
Reverse: Crab.
Round incuse.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund