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Coin of Samos with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera to left wearing stephane and necklace with pendants. Reverse: Lion's scalp.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–365 B.C.

Mint

Samos, Ionia (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1964.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.

Accession Number

95.155

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins