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Drachm of Teos with seated griffin, struck under Hagnon

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Obverse: Griffin seated right with left forepaw raised. Reverse: Inscription in Greek on raised bars crossing incuse square. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 393–300 B.C.

Mint

Teos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1942.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.60 gm.

Accession Number

11.1800

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins