Tetradrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Pythinnes
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0756.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting to left, with raised curved wings, right foreleg raised.
Under right foreleg a shell.
Inscription in Greek beginning at left.
Reverse: Incuse square in which inscription in Greek around quadripartite 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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund