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Didrachm of Euboian League with head of Euboia

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Obverse: Head of the nymph Euboia to right, wearing a round earring. Reverse: Bull lying to right. Above, vine branch with large bunch of grapes and one leaf. Greek inscription below. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By 1957: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (Glendining auction October 4, 1957, lot 92); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; December 12, 1957: purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd. for £ 277- (this figure is the total price for 57.716-722)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 405–404 B.C.


Eretria (Euboian League), Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 096.


Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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