1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Io (?)

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1918.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.52 gm.

Accession Number

04.1525

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to left with stephane, and beaded taenia in front of ear.
Reverse: 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. 1695); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund