1/6 stater of Phokaia with female head
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Phokaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1907.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Female head to left with necklace and rosette earring. The hair, held by a fillet, is represented by large dots.
Reverse: Irregular square incuse.
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. 1663); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund