Trial Piece for oktodrachm of Abdera with seated griffin
about 500 B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 058.
Diameter: 30.5 mm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin seated to left, right foreleg raised; feathers of rounded wing not indicated.
Traces of lettering in lower left field: XP(?).
By 1957: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, December 12, 1957 for
$ 1,210- (this figure is the total price for 57.728-.738)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour