1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Hera

Greek
Classical Period
430–400 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1708.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.1468

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to right with high crown adorned by palmettes held by fillet.
Reverse: Mask of African to right with stephane.
Plain square border.

Provenance

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. 1632); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund