Drachm of northern Asia Minor (?) with standing eagle
6th century B.C. (?)
Mint: Asia Minor (?), Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2314.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 3.64 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle to right with raised wing and spread tail, devouring a hind, (biting its neck). Hind lies on its back.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square of the mill-sail pattern.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund