Tetradrachm of Akragas (Agrigentum) with eagle
Mint: Sicily, Akragas (Agrigentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0225.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Eagle standing left, wings closed; ground line ending in volutes, resembling Ionic capital.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
Reverse: Freshwater crab; below, double volute with lotus- or rose- buds vis-a-vis towards center.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900