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1/6 stater of Phokaia with female head

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Obverse: Female head to left, with earrings, hair in roll. Seal to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.


By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale (Whittall Collection), no. 986 (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. 1696); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.


Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1931.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.55 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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