Tetradrachm of Abdera with leaping griffin, struck under Hekataios
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0760.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 13.87 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 square, in which is eagle full front, head to left, wings and tail spread, the wings stretching outside of smaller square.
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. 448); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund