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Stater of Amphictionic League with head of Demeter

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Obverse: Head of Demeter to left, veiled and wreathed with wheat. Reverse: Apollo seated to left, upon an omphalos which is bound with fillets. He is laureate, and wears a long, high-girded chiton over a garment which has long, close fitting sleeves, and over the chiton and himation. His...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to entry 978 in the Brett catalogue, probably from the Myonia Hoard of 1899); 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 336–334 B.C.

Mint

Delphoi (Amphictionic League), Phokis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0978.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

00.225

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins