1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of ram
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1674.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Ram’s head to left. Line of dots along the edge of the neck.
Below, a cock feeding to right.
Reverse: Incuse head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing the lion-skin.
Below, horizontal club.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund