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Drachm of Euboian League with head of Euboia

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Obverse: Head of the nymph Euboia to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace (?). Reverse: head and neck of a bull, three quarters to right, bound with a sacrificial fillet. Inscription in Greek above. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Euboea, Federal Coinage.

Provenance

By 1960: on the art market in Athens; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Theodoros Zoumpoulakis for $ 500.00 (this is the total price for 61.103-61.105).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, 369–336 B.C.

Mint

Eretria (Euboian League), Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 097.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.85 gm.

Accession Number

61.104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins