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1/6 stater of Kroton with tripod

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Obverse: Tripod lebes with lion's feet and three handles; from bowl of tripod two taeniae hang; no symbol in field. Inscription in Greek in left field. Reverse: Pegasos flying right, bridled; wing rounded; border of dots.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 480–440 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0181.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.34 gm.

Accession Number

04.398

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins