1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of horse

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500–494 (?) B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1905.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm.

Accession Number

04.1507

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of horse to left with rich trappings, beaded line at edge of neck. Below neck: a seal with head up.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund