Didrachm of uncertain mint with forepart of lion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2308.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 10.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of lion to right, one forepaw visible; mouth open and tongue protruding; beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally; surface irregular.
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. 1394); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund