Coin of Mytilene with head of Apollo
about 440–400 B.C.
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Diameter: 8.5 mm. Weight: 0.55 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Reverse: Calf’s head right.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour