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. 1720.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.1477

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right; the long hair falls on his neck.
Reverse: In incuse square female head to right with sphendone.
Coiled serpent 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. 1642); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund