1/6 stater of Mytilene with forepart of winged boar
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1673.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Front part of boar with two curled wings, jumping to right.
Reverse: Incuse head of Herakles with lion’s skin to right; club below.
Incuse beaded line at edge of neck. Small stamp behind.
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. 1596); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund