1/24 stater of Phokaia with head of lion
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Phokaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1904.
Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.66 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head to left, mouth open.
At right seal, head up.
Reverse: Irregular 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. 1673); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund