Drachm of Caria (?) with forepart of lion

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Mint: Caria (?), Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2313.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.1253

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to right, head raised, one forepaw visible.
Reverse: Incuse square, surface irregular.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund