Didrachm of Karystos with cow and calf

Greek
Hellenistic Period
313–265 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Karystos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1034.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.84 gm.

Accession Number

31.190

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cow right with head turned back suckling calf and licking it with her tongue, standing on exergue line.
All within dotted circle.
Reverse: Cock standing to right.
Monogram in field at left.
Greek inscription at right.

Provenance

By 1931: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad, April 2, 1931 for $ 325.00 (this figure is the total price for 31.189 and 31.190)

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund