Stater of Gortyna with Europa in tree
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Crete, Gortyna
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 117.
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.43 gm. Die Axis: 8
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Europa seated in tree, to right; left hand is placed on back of eagle with outstretched wings, right hand raises peplos above head.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bull to right, looking back. Below, fish (?).
By 1957: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, December 12, 1957 for
$ 1,210- (this figure is the total price for 57.728-.738)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour