Tetradrachm of Abdera with seated griffin, struck under Hegesippos
Mint: Thrace, Abdera
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0752.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Griffin sitting up to left with raised wings; above wings, male figure flying to left with wreath in each hand, no wings visible.
Below, olive branch.
Reverse: Incuse square in which inscription in Greek around raised quadripartite square.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund