1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1745.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1487

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right in crested Attic helmet, cheek pieces raised, and with earring.
Reverse: Owl standing to right, head full front.
Plain square border.

Provenance

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund