Stater of Elis with head of Hera
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1210.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hera to right wearing crown decorated with olive leaves, earrings, and plain necklace.
Inscription at left and right of neck..
Reverse: In incuse circle eagle standing to right, head to left, wings closed.
Olive wreath border.
(Note that the inscription is incorrectly linked to the reverse in the media for this record.)
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. 930); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund