Stater of Elis with eagle and hare
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1203.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 11.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle standing to right, wings closed his claws in the belly of a hare, the throat of which it is biting.
Reverse: Upright thunderbolt, volutes above, wings below.
Inscription at left and right.
Olive wreath border.
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. 920); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund