Drachm of Lyttos with eagle

Greek
Classical Period
450 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Lyttos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1283.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.913

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle flying to left, one wing above, one below.
Reverse: Incuse square with forepart of boar crouching to left, beaded and plain, square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 963); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund