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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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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.


Uncertain, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 11.52 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins