1/6 stater of Phokaia with female head

Greek
Classical Period
480–400 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1908.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.1498

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to left with bead necklace and rosette earring, hair in sphendone held by two broad bands.
At right, seal downwards.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

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. 1665); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund