Hemidrachm of Kyme with eagle

Greek
Hellenistic Period
320–250 B.C.


Mint: Aeolis, Kyme

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1650.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.98 gm.

Accession Number

01.5547

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing right looking back.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Forepart of horse prancing to right.
Below, one-handled cup.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund