1/24 stater of Phokaia with head of lion

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1904.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.1506

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head to left, mouth open.
At right seal, head up.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

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. 1673); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund