Tetradrachm of Chalkis with eagle

Greek
Archaic Period
530–507 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Chalkis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1018.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm.

Accession Number

04.828

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle flying to right with serpent in beak and claws; one wing is above, one below.
Reverse: In incuse square a four spoked wheel with letters in three wheel openings, and in corner outside wheel.

Provenance

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. 791); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund