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1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left in crested Attic helmet, on which is griffin with paw raised, and with earring. Seal to left below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.


By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale (Subhi Pacha Collection), no. 803 (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. 1689); 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. 1928.


Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.54 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins