Stater of Elis with eagle and hare
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1190.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 11.37 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle, wings folded back, flying to left, holding hare in its talons and with its beak tearing at the hare’s throat.
Reverse: Thunderbolt in a round incuse.
Greek inscription in field.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund