Drachm of Ephesos with bee, struck under Hippomedon
Mint: Ionia, Ephesos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1832.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.12 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Within a circle of small dots wide apart, a bee with straight wings.
At left and right: inscription in Greek.
Reverse: A stag standing to right on a plain exergual line. Beyond him a palm tree.
At right: inscription in Greek with the magistrate’s name.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657))
Catharine Page Perkins Fund