1/6 stater of Phokaia with female head

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1907.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

04.1496

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

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. 1663); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund