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Stater of Caria with running Nike

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Obverse: Nike running left, in kneeling pose, head to right; rounded wings outspread; in outstretched right hand, a caduceus upwards; in outstretched left, a wreath; hair on forehead rolled, at back in chignon with loose locks flying upwards; in long, half-sleeved, girdled chiton. Reverse: Square...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–425 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2110.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.42 gm.

Accession Number

01.5638

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins