Didrachm of Samothrace with head of Athena, struck under Metrona[ktos]
about 280 B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Samothrace
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 074.
Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.34 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing enriched crested helmet, earring and necklace.
Reverse: Cybele seated to left, with patera in right hand and scepter in left. Lion beneath feet of high-backed throne, seated to left, on ground lline.
Inscriptions at right and left.
By date unknown: with Euripides Sepheriades; November 9, 1960: purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades for $ 1325.00 (this is the total price for 60.1295-60.1297)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour