Diobol of Mytilene (?) with head of youth

Greek
Classical Period
440–420 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1656.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.67 gm.

Accession Number

04.994

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youth to left, taenia in hair.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1067); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund