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1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Pan

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Obverse: Head of ypouthful Pan to left with small horns and goat's ears; wreath of ivy with berries above. Hair gathered in a roll. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

1900: Sotheby Sale (Late Collector), no. 362 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 (Regling does not list this coin as being a Greenwell piece)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–330 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1924.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

04.1518

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins