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1/6 stater of Mytilene with head of youth

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Obverse: Head of youth to right, fillet in hair. Reverse: In incuse square, bearded male head to right.


By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 899 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1619); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 430–400 B.C.


Mytilene, Lesbos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1700.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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