Trial piece (?) for stater of Ionia with eagle attacking snake
6th century B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2311.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle to right, wings raised, head lowered to attack serpent in its claws.
Reverse: Two incuse rectangles, with rays from dot in center.
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. 1769); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund