1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Asklepios
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1728.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Asklepios laureate to right.
In front a serpent.
Reverse: Bust of Nike to right with both wings raised; she wears wreath, earring, bead necklace, and there are traces of garment at neck.
Two stars between head and tips of wings.
Plain square border.
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. 1655); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund