Stater of Methymna with head of Athena
Mint: Lesbos, Methymna
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1666.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena, profile to left, wearing a crested Attic helmet, ornamented with a vine-tendril and a crescent.
Reverse: Lyre on a square tablet, in incuse square.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Montagu 537)
1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund