Drachm of Ephesos with bee, struck under Aristeas

Greek
Hellenistic Period
202–133 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1830.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

04.1020

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bee seen from above.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
Reverse: Stag standing to left.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling does not list as Warren.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund