Didrachm of Eretria with cow
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–465 B.C.
Mint: Euboia, Eretria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1028.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Cow with long horns standing right, head left, scratching head with right hindhoof.
Letter above dotted exergue line.
Reverse: Octopus within incuse square.
By date unknown: with J. Schulman, Amsterdam; April 2, 1931: purchased by MFA from J. Schulman for $ 650.00
William Amory Gardner Fund