Hemidrachm of Samos with head of ram

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
494–439 B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1957.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.74 gm.

Accession Number

04.1054

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of ram to right.
Lizard to right below.
Reverse: In incuse square, forepart of bull kneeling to right.
Beaded line at edge of body.

Provenance

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. 1151); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund