Didrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Apollas
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0764.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.21 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting up on line to left, with raised wings.
Reverse: In incuse square, Apollo standing to left, chlamys over his shoulders, in outstretched right hand a dish, in left hand. a laurel branch.
Inscription in Greek beginning at right.
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. 451); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund