Drachm of Samos with forepart of winged boar

Greek
Late Archaic ot Classical Period
494–439 B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1956.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1053

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar with curled wings jumping to left.
Reverse: In incuse square, skin of lion’s head full front.
Beaded square border.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund