1/6 stater of Phokaia with forepart of bull
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Phokaia
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 175.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of a bull looking back, from right to left.
Dotted truncation at neck.
At upper left, seal.
Reverse: Quadripartite (mill-sail) incuse square.
By date unknown: Hermitage Collection; 1935: Schlesinger auction 13, lot 1285 (from the Hermitage Collection); by date unknown: with Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, 20 Magaw Place, New York 33, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Mark M. Salton-Schlessinger, April 10, 1958, for $ 420.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour