Tetradrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Demokritos
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0759.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 13.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting on line to left, with raised wings, right foreleg raised.
Reverse: Incuse square with inscription in Greek around square, in which is a lyre.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund