Didrachm of Ephesos with bee
Mint: Ionia, Ephesos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1820.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Within a circle of dots, a bee with curved wings which overlap the circle.
At sides left and right: inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, the surface of the four parts rough.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund