Hemidrachm of uncertain mint with Chimaera
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2325.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.94 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Chimaera to right, forepaw raised.
Reverse: In incuse circle, Gorgoneion with tongue protruding, and snaky locks.
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. 1412); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund