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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of ram

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Obverse: Head of ram to right. Beneath, cock to left. Reverse: Lion's head with open mouth to right. Incuse.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1677.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

95.149

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins