Drachm of Euboian League with head of Euboia

Greek
Classical Period
378–338 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria (Euboian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1030.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm.

Accession Number

95.133

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Euboia to left, wearing necklace and earring.
Reverse: Head and neck of bull, filleted.
Greek inscription between horns.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund