Hemidrachm of Elis with head of Zeus
Late Classical Period
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1217.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Eagle standing to right upon capital of an Ionic column (?), wings closed.
Greek inscription on either side.
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