1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
480–430 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1693.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm.

Accession Number

04.1453

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right with crested Corinthian helmet,
braid of hair below.
Reverse: In incuse square, two female heads facing and over-lapping;
fillet about each head, and braid below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund