1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Asklepios

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1730.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.285

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Asklepios, bearded, to right, wearing wreath.
Reverse: Front part of a snake in a square formed by raised lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund