Drachm of Euhesperides with silphion plant
Early Classical Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Euhesperides
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1347.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Dot on each side below.
Reverse: In incuse square, a dolphin diagonally to right with ox’s hoof below (?).
Inscription in Greek above.
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. 1367); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund