Drachm of Kyrene with silphion plant
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1306.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 3.34 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silphion plant with flowers; at left a pendant flower (?), at right a silphion grain with point to right and dot at point.
Reverse: In incuse square, four-rayed star flower.
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