Hemiobol of Mytilene (?) with two human eyes

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1654.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.25 gm.

Accession Number

04.992

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Two human eyes, one over the other.
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. 1064); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund