Abdera tetradrachm May A277 obverse
Abdera
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AR tetradrachm 12.81 g, 24 mm
395-360 BC
May, J.M.F. 1966. The Coinage of Abdera. Page and Plate . London: Royal Numismatic Society.
Obverse
Griffin standing, facing left; cicada to left; beak slightly open. Border of dots.
Reverse
Within an incuse square, Herakles is depicted seated on a rock with a lion skin draped over it, the lion's head facing outward. Herakles's torso is rotated to left, his head is rotated further left and slightly cocked to his left. Herakles's club is in his left hand and the club rests on his knee.
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