Hemidrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Hekatonymos

Greek
Classical Period
390–352 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Abdera

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0769.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.49 gm.

Accession Number

04.602

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Griffin sitting up to left on line.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Plain border.
Reverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right, in square
Inscription in Greek around, beginning above.

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. 457); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund