Diobol of Ephesos with bee

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
387–301 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1827.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.02 gm.

Accession Number

04.1019

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bee seen from above.
Inscriptions in Greek at sides.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Two stags heads facing.
Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

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. 1110); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund