Diobol of Knidos with head of lion
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Caria, Knidos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1974.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head to right, mouth open.
Reverse: In incuse square, head of Aphrodite to right, with earring and necklace; hair in sakkos.
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. 1163); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund