1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1741.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1460

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, a roll of hair about the forehead.
Reverse: Four stringed lyre seen from behind.
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. 1624); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund