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Stater of Elis with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera to right with crown, earrings and necklace. On the crown, [inscription]. Below [inscription]. Reverse: Eagle standing to left, head to right, with wings raised. Olive wreath border tied below. (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 365–323 B.C.


Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1219.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.04 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins