Drachm of Abydos with eagle
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Troas, Abydos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1617.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.07 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle standing to left, wings closed.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: in incuse square Gorgoneion full front, tongue protruding, hair flying.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling did not list this as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund