Tetradrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Anaxipolis
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0758.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 13.90 gm. Die Axis: 4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin to left, wings and both forelegs raised.
Reverse: Within incuse square, head of nymph to left, band in hair done up behind in triple knot.
Around head: inscription in Greek with name of magistrate Anaxipolis.
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 this coin as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund