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Didrachm of Karystos with cow and calf

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Obverse: Cow right with head turned back suckling calf and licking it with her tongue, standing on exergue line. All within dotted circle. R/ Cock right. [inscriptions] (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1931: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad, April 2, 1931 for $ 325.00 (this figure is the total price for 31.189 and 31.190)

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 313–265 B.C.


Karystos, Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1034.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.84 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins