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1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Omphale

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Obverse: Head of Herakles in lion's skin, profile to left. Below a seal as symbol. Reverse: Incuse square of the mill-sail pattern.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 480–400 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1917.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

95.152

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins