Didrachm of uncertain mint with forepart of lion

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Mint: Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2308.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 10.87 gm.

Accession Number

04.1252

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to right, one forepaw visible; mouth open and tongue protruding; beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally; surface irregular.

Provenance

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. 1394); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund