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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Asklepios

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Obverse: Head of Zeus or Asklepios, laureate, to right. Reverse: Within a linear square, head and bust of Nike, (head to right, bust full front), with both wings showing, and two seven-pointed stars above the head. Her hair is tied in a knot at the crown, and she wears earring, necklace, and...

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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1729.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.54 gm.

Accession Number

01.5556

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins