Drachm of Kyrene with silphion fruit
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1300.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 4.20 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silphion grain sprouting.
Reverse: Double incuse square, surface irregular.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund