1/24 stater of Phokaia with head of griffin

Greek
Archaic Period
Before 500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1893.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.65 gm.

Accession Number

04.1503

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of griffin to left; beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: Irregular 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. 1670); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund