Drachm of Samos with head of lion, struck under Hegesianax
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1963.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head with long hair.
Reverse: Forepart of a bull, kneeling to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below. Partial monogram below lower inscription.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund