Stater of Phalasarna with head of Artemis
Late Classical Period
Mint: Crete, Phalasarna
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1284.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Artemis Diktynna to right, wearing an earring of single pendant, her hair bound by a narrow fillet or cord, which is wound twice around the head, crossing just above the ear.
Reverse: Head of a trident, with a scroll ornament at the neck.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund