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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, a few locks of hair in neck. Reverse: Incuse female head to right with sphendone and double cross band in hair.

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

Greek, Classical Period, 480–430 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1691.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1443

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins