Coin of Samos with head of Hera

Greek
Classical Period
394–365 B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1964.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.

Accession Number

95.155

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to left wearing stephane and necklace with pendants.
Reverse: Lion’s scalp facing front.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund