Tetradrachm of Kyrene with silphion plant
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1299.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.98 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
At left forepart of horse jumping to right; at right silphion grain, point down.
Reverse: Irregular rectangular incuse.
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. 1330); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund