Tetradrachm of Samos with head of lion
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos; Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1953.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Skin of lion’s head, much worn.
Reverse: Fore-part of bull kneeling.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription