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1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Pan

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Obverse: Head of youthful Pan to left with small horns and goat's ears; wreath of ivy with berries above; seal below. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Ashburnham Collection; 1895: Sotheby Sale (Ashburnham Collection, no.186 (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. 1686); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1925.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.54 gm.

Accession Number

04.1517

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins