1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Asklepios
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1729.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.54 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus or Asklepios, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Within a linear square, head and bust of Nike, (head to right, bust full front), with both wings showing, and two seven-pointed stars above the head. Her hair is tied in a knot at the crown, and she wears earring, necklace, and chiton.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund