Stater of Elis with head of eagle, signed by Da[...]

Greek
Classical Period
420–385 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1204.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.10 gm.

Accession Number

04.885

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of eagle to left in high relief above vine/leaf.
Reverse: In incuse circle upright thunderbolt, volutes above, tassel below.
Inscription at sides.
Olive wreath border.

Provenance

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. 922); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund