Tetradrachm of Kyrene with silphion plant
about 435–375 B.C.
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 326.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 13.01 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Silphium plant.
Reverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to left, with short, shaggy hair and beard.
By 1957: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA for £ 50- from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, December 12, 1957
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour