Drachm of Assos with griffin
Early Classical Period
Mint: Troas, Assos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1626.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.74 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin crouching to left, with raised curled wing.
Reverse: In incuse square head of lion to right with tongue protruding from wide open mouth. Beaded line at edge of neck.
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. 1040); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund