Coin of Samos with head of Hera
about 394–365 B.C.
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hera left, wearing stephane, necklace and earring.
Reverse: Lion’s scalp.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour