1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Athena
Mint: Ionia, Phokaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1914.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left in crested Attic helmet, on which is griffin with paw raised. At right on forehead, seal upwards.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 849 (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. 1690); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund