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1/6 stater of Phokaia with female head

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Obverse: Female head to left with bead necklace and rosette earring, hair in sphendone held by two broad bands. Traces of seal behind. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1665); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 480–400 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1908.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.1498

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins