1/6 stater of Mytilene with cock and head of ram

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1670.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.1436

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Ram’s head to right, beaded line at edge of neck.
Cock with lowered head to left below.
Reverse: Incuse head of bull to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund