Diobol (?) of Samos or Miletos (?) with head of lioness
6th century B.C.
Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain (Samos or Miletos?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2312.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.58 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lioness full front.
Square beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square small four rayed star.
Double square net border.
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. 1146); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund