Obverse: Eagle's head to left; dolphin below. Reverse: Two incuse squares, joining at the corners, where there is a dot in each. Granulated surfaces.
Said to come from a small hoard of 16 coins found on the Black Sea; 1961: purchased on the art market on behalf of MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III for $ 260.00 (this is the total price of MFA 61.139 and 61.140)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.