Hemidrachm of Teos with griffin

Greek
Archaic Period
520–500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Teos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1935.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm.

Accession Number

04.1037

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Griffin with raised curled wings seated to right, left forepaw raised.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Moore Sale, Sotheby Cat., no. 380 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1131); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund