Drachm of Kyrene with silphion plant
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1311.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.37 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Reverse: In incuse square, head of Kyrene to right, beaded band in hair which is gathered up behind.
Beaded line at edge of neck.
Inscription in Greek in corners.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund