Drachm with bee

Greek
Hellenistic Period
ca. 202–133 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die axis: 11

Accession Number

84.755

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bee.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Stag standing right. Date-palm tree behind.
Inscription in Greek at right, downwards.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America