Hemidrachm of Kyrene with silphion fruit
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1307.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.69 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sprouting silphion grain with dots at point and sides.
Reverse: In incuse square sprouting silphion grain; dots in corners.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund