1/6 stater of Mytilene with forepart of bridled horse
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1672.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.49 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of bridled horse jumping to right.
Beaded line at edge of body.
Reverse: Incuse head of Herakles in lion’s skin to right.
Beaded line at edge of neck.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 1171 (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. 1599); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund