Island of Lesbos, Mytilene Winged Boar EL Hecte NGC Ancients VF


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Ancient coin

Island of Lesbos, Mytilene

c. 521-478 BC


Graded Very Fine by NGC Ancients

strike: 4/5

surface: 3/5


composition: EL (electrum, gold / silver alloy)

denomination: Hecte (or hectae, hectare, hekte…) = 1/6th stater

weight: 2.56 grams


obverse: winged boar

reverse: incuse lion head