Drachm of Samos with forepart of winged boar
Late Archaic ot Classical Period
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1956.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.55 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of boar with curled wings jumping to left.
Reverse: In incuse square, skin of lion’s head full front.
Beaded square border.
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. 1150); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund