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1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of seal

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Obverse: Head of seal to left, beaded line at edge of neck. Seal to left. below. Reverse: Irregular square incuse.

Provenance

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. 1667); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, Before 500 B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1894.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

04.1500

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins