Drachm of Knidos with forepart of lion

Greek
Classical Period
about 405–394 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Knidos

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 6.03 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

1971.736

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head and foreleg of lion to right, mouth open.
Reverse: Within incuse, head of Aphrodite right, hair bound in sphendone.
K N I

Provenance

By 1971: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G., December 8, 1971

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour