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Stater of Elis with eagle and hare

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Obverse: Eagle flying to right, both wings up, a hare right side up in beak and claws. Reverse: In incuse square Nike running to left in long chiton, her right hand out-stretched with wreath, left hand holding overfold of garment. Above, [inscription], below, [inscription]. (see media screen...

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1883: Sotheby sale, May 30, 1883, no. 10 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 914); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 480–440 B.C.


Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1195.


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.06 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins