1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Persephone
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1722.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.49 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone to right with earring and wreath of grain; hair in roll.
Reverse: Bull charging to left.
Plain square border.
By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Sotheby Sale (Ivanoff Collection), no. 188 (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. 1626); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund