Drachm of Abydos with eagle

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


Mint: Troas, Abydos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1617.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.957

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing to left, wings closed.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: in incuse square Gorgoneion full front, tongue protruding, hair flying.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund