Didrachm of Halikarnassos (?) with head of lion
early 6th century B.C.
Mint: Caria (?), Halikarnassos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2307.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.34 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lion to left, tongue protruding.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface irregular.
From a hoard found in the Cyclades in 1889 (?) (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. 1396); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund