Stater of Mytilene (?) with confronted heads of calves
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–450 B.C.
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1655.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 10.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Two calves’ heads, face to face.
Between them an olive tree.
Reverse: Incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund