1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Dionysos

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1736.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.1482

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of young Dionysos laureate to right.
Reverse: Head of youthful satyr ivy-crowned to right with goat’s ears, and skin garment at neck.

Provenance

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund