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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of young Dionysos laureate to right. Reverse: Head of youthful satyr ivy-crowned to right with goat's ears, and skin garment at neck.

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, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1736.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.1482

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins