Tetradrachm of Dikaia with cow licking hoof
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Macedonia, Dikaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0542.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.27 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Cow standing to right, head to left, on dotted line; right hind foot raised.
Above cow a sea swallow.
In exergue, eight-rayed star.
Reverse: Octopus in incuse 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. 568); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund