Tetradrachm of Samos with head of lion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1952
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Skin of lion’s head full front.
Reverse: In incuse square, head and neck of bull to right.
Beaded square border.
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. 1147); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund