1/6 stater of Mytilene with forepart of boar

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1684.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.1445

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to right.
Beaded line at edge of body.
Reverse: In incuse square head of lion to right, mouth open.
Plain square border.

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. 1605); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund