1/6 stater of Phokaia with forepart of griffin

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 174.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

60.148

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of a griffin to left, with curled wing.
Behind, seal downwards.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail incuse.

Provenance

By 1960: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd., 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd. for $ 180.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour