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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of a lion

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Obverse: Lion's head, right. Reverse: Calf's head, right; incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500–480 B.C.

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1681.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

03.972

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins