1/6 stater of Mytilene with male head
Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1712.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.54 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youth to right, fillet in hair.
Reverse: In incuse square female head to right with sphendone and earrings.
Plain square border.
By date unknown: Carfrae Collection; 1894: Sotheby Sale (Carfrae Collection), no. 241 (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. 1640); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund