Drachm of Kyrene with head of lioness
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1303.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 4.31 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lioness, full front.
Silphion grain above, point up.
Reverse: In incuse square with beaded border, head of griffin to right.
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. 1335); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund