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Tetrobol of Kyme with eagle

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Obverse: Eagle standing to right, head to left, wings closed. At right below, [inscription]. Reverse: Forepart of horse jumping to right. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Ivanoff Sale, Cat. Sotheby, no. 235 (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. 1059); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–320 B.C.

Mint

Kyme, Aeolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1649.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.68 gm.

Accession Number

04.988

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins