Drachm of Euboian League with head of Euboia

Greek
Late Classical Period
369–336 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria (Euboian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 097.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.85 gm.

Accession Number

61.104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of the nymph Euboia to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace (?).
Reverse: head and neck of a bull, three quarters to right, bound with a sacrificial fillet.
Inscription above.

Euboea, Federal Coinage.

Provenance

By 1960: on the art market in Athens; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Theodoros Zoumpoulakis for $ 500.00 (this is the total price for 61.103-61.105).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour