1/6 stater of Mytilene with female head

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1716.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.1471

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to right with bead necklace earring, fillet about the hair holding a leaf in front. Hair in roll.
Reverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to right with ivy crown.
Plain square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund