Drachm of Elis with eagle and serpent
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1187.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle flying to left one wing above, one below.
In beak and claws is a serpent.
Reverse: Upright thunderbolt, volutes above, wings below.
At left and right, Greek letter.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September, 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund