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Stater of Elis with head of eagle, signed by Da[...]

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Obverse: Head of eagle to left in high relief above vine/leaf. Reverse: In incuse circle upright thunderbolt, volutes above, tassel below. At sides [inscription]. Olive wreath border. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

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. 922); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–385 B.C.

Mint

Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1204.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.10 gm.

Accession Number

04.885

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins