Drachm of Chalkis with head of celestial Hera
Mint: Euboia, Chalkis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1020.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of celestial Hera to right, with earring and dotted necklace.
Reverse: Eagle flying upwards with serpent in beak and talons striking at eagle’s head and coiled around its tail.
At right, trophy with shield at right.
Inscription in Greek.
All within round incuse.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund