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Drachm of Sinope with head of eagle

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Obverse: Eagle's head to left. Reverse: Two incuse squares. Greek letter within one square (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Classical Period, about 420 B.C.

Mint

Sinope, Paphlagonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 142.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 6.02 gm.

Accession Number

61.1086

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins