Stater of Elis with head of Olympia
Late Classical Period
Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1213.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Olympia to right with earring, hair in sphendone.
Inscription at sides, below.
Reverse: In incuse circle, an eagle standing slightly to left, head to right.
Olive wreath border, tied below.
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. 927); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund