Drachm of Kyrene with silphion plant
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1313.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.43 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silphion plant.
Reverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund