1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Omphale

Greek
Classical Period
480–400 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1917.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

95.152

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles in lion’s skin, profile to left.
Below a seal as symbol.
Reverse: Incuse square of the mill-sail pattern.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund