Stater of Elis with eagle and hare
Early Classical Period
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1196.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.78 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle flying to right, carrying a hare in its talons.
Reverse: In incuse square, Nike seated to left upon a square base or altar. In her right hand, extended, she holds a wreath (?); her left rests on the seat, at her side.
Inscription in the field at right.
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