Drachm of Samos with head of lion
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1961.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Skin of lion’s head, full front.
Reverse: In incuse square, forepart of bull kneeling to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
At right below, an olive twig.
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. 1153; September
1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund