1/6 stater of Samos (?) with head of lioness
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
6th century B.C.
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1778.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lioness, full front.
Reverse: In incuse square irregular surface with dot in center.
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. 1706); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund