Diobol of Knidos with head of lion, struck under Euphr[...]
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Caria, Knidos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1976.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.70 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head to right, mouth open.
Reverse: In incuse square, bust of Aphrodite to right, with earring and double necklace, hair in curled up queue behind.
Inscription in Greek above.
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. 1165); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund