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Drachm of Euboian League with head of Euboia

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Obverse: Head of nymph Euboia to left, wearing necklace and earrings. Reverse: EY, head and neck of bull, filleted. [see media screen for Greek inscription]

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 378–338 B.C.

Mint

Eretria (Euboian League), Euboia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1030.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm.

Accession Number

95.133

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins