1/6 stater of Mytilene with female head
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1737.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Female head to right with bead necklace, earrings, and fillet in hair.
Reverse: Head of youthful Dionysos to right with ivy crown.
Plain square border.
By date unknown: Ashburnham Collection; 1895: Sotheby Sale (Ashburnham Collection), no. 172 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1633); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund