Drachm of Sinope with head of eagle

Greek
Classical Period
about 420 B.C.


Mint: Paphlagonia, Sinope

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 6.01 gm.

Accession Number

61.1085

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle’s head to left.
Reverse: Two incuse squares, a large E in the upper right one. X (?) in lower left.

Provenance

By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.