1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Apollo Karneios

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1739.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

Accession Number

95.150

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youthful male head, with ram’s horn of Ammon, profile to right. Reverse: Eagle standing, profile to right, looking back; surrounded by a square border.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund