1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Dionysos
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1724.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to right with ivy wreath.
The long hair falls in curls on his neck.
Reverse: Head of bearded Silenos full front with bald head and horse’s ears.
In upper right corner a flower.
Plain square border.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1636); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund