1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of youth

Greek
Classical Period
430–400 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1700.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm.

Accession Number

04.1455

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youth to right, fillet in hair.
Reverse: In incuse square, bearded male head to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 899 (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. 1619); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund