Abdera tetradrachm May A277 obverse
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AR tetradrachm 12.81 g, 24 mm
395-360 BC
May, J.M.F. 1966. The Coinage of Abdera. Page 235 (A277/P319) and Plate XIX . London: Royal Numismatic Society.
Griffin standing, facing left, beak slightly open; a cicada to left. Border of dots.
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.