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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right. Reverse: In incuse square female head to right with long hair falling free behind. Plain square border.


By date unknown: Carfrae Collection; 1894: Sotheby Sale (Carfrae Collection), no. 235 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1648); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 430–400 B.C.


Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1707.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.52 gm.

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The Ancient World


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