1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of a lion

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1681.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

03.972

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head, right.
Reverse: Calf’s head, right; incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900