1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of maenad
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1713.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.52 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of maenad to left with fillets and wreath of vine leaves, and veil over hair.
Reverse: In incuse square lion crouching to right and biting a bone (?)
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. 1627); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund