Tetradrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Hegesagores
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0761.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.36 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting up on line to left, with raised wings.
Reverse: Incuse square, in which inscription in Greek around inner square with a man’s head to left, unbearded, the hair in curly short locks.
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. 449); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund