Drachm of Kamiros with fig leaf

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kamiros (Rhodes)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2031.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 6.11 gm.

Accession Number

04.1092

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Fig leaf with three sprouts on each side.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square with narrow diameter line, surface irregular.

Provenance

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. 1196); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund