Abdera, a city on the coast of Thrace, at the mouth of the Mestum River.
Griffin, seated left / Laureate head of Apollo right, within square
The Griffin sometimes called the Hound of Zeus, because of its head and wings of an eagle, and the body of a lion.
In classical antiquity, griffins were known for guarding treasures and priceless possessions. In Greek and Roman texts, griffins and Arimaspians were associated with guarding gold deposits of Central Asia.
Diameter: 23.5 mm
Silver-plated, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.