Oktadrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Za[...]
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0744.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 29.54 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin seated to left, with curved raised wings, the right forepaw raised, mouth open.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.
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. 433); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund