Tetradrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0757.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.03 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting up on line to left, with raised wings.
Reverse: Nike walking to left, in square, with chiton, one lowered wing in front and one behind her; in lowered hands a wreath and a twig.
Inscription in Greek outside of square.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling did not list as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund