Tetradrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Hegesippos

Greek
Classical Period
473/470–449/448 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Abdera

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0751.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.585

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Griffin sitting up to left on line with raised wings.
Dot below body (?)
Beaded border.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek in incuse square, around raised quadripartite square.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund