1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of younger Kabeiros

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1735.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.1481

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Kabeiros to right.
Above left and right, star.
Reverse: Female head to right with earring, the hair in a roll.
Plain square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Bompois Collection; 1882: Bompois Sale (Paris), no. 1480 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1646); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund