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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Asklepios

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Obverse: Head of Asklepios, bearded, to right, wearing wreath. Reverse: Front part of a snake in a square formed by raised lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1730.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.285

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins