1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of lion
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Phokaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1898.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head to left, mouth closed; beaded line at edge of neck.
Seal to left below.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
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. 1672); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund