Tetradrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Herak[...]
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0747.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin seated to left, with curved raised wings, right foreleg raised.
Inscription in Greek over wings.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
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. 436); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund