Drachm of Kyrene with head of man-headed bull
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1302.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 4.15 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bull’s head to left with bearded human face; beaded line at edge of neck.
At right silphion grain, point to right.
Reverse: In incuse square, four-rayed star flower.
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. 1334); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund