Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.43 g, 9h), circa 454-428/7 BC. Obv: Forepart of goat right, head reverted.
Rev: Owl standing facing, wings spread, within incuse square.
Ref: Bodenstedt Em. 42; HGC 6, 968.
The reverse of this issue was very likely copied from the famous Athenian dekadrachm
- Greece (ancient)
- Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (copying an Athenian dekadrachm),
- Year/Period and Variation
- circa 454-428/7 BC
- Precious metals
- Very fine