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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: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–425 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2108.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 11.52 gm.

Accession Number

04.1138

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins