Drachm of Ephesos with bee, struck under Prytanis
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Ionia, Ephesos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1826.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.43 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bee seen from above.
Inscription in Greek at sides and at right astragalos.
Reverse: Forepart of stag kneeling on right knee to right, head to left.
At left a plam tree with fruit.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund