Trihemidrachm of Samos with forepart of lion

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 205–129 B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.57 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1519

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion protome facing.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Forepart of a humped bovine to right.
Sprig of olive below snout; trident beneath forelegs. Krater at left (?)
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour