Drachm of Kyrene with silphion fruits
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1305.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Double silphion grain, points out; flower at juncture (?).
Reverse: In incuse square, lion’s head facing.
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