1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of ram

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1677.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

95.149

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of ram to right.
Beneath, cock to left.
Reverse: Lion’s head with open mouth to left.
 Incuse.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund