Tetradrachm of Ephesos with bee, struck under Arialthes

Greek
Classical Period
394–387 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1823.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.1016

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bee seen from above.
Inscription in Greek at sides.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Forepart of stag kneeling on right knee to right, head to left.
At left a plam tree with fruit.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed in Regling as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund