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1/6 stater of Phokaia with forepart of griffin

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Obverse: Forepart of a griffin to left, with curled wing. Behind, seal downwards. Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail incuse.

Provenance

By 1960: with Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd., 32 rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank Ltd. for $ 180.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 174.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

60.148

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins