1/6 stater of Mytilene with female head

Greek
Classical Period
480–430 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1697.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.1457

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to right with net sphendone, held by crossed band in front.
Reverse: In incuse square female head to left, the hair in a thick braid.
Plain square border.

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. 1621); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund