Hemidrachm of Kyrene with head of Athena, struck under Polianthes
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1331.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.15 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena in crested Corinthian helmet to right.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Reverse: Three silphion plants radiating from dot in center.
Inscription in Greek around.
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. 1354); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund