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Stater of Herakleia with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena, to right, with earrings, necklace and a crested Corinthian helmet, on which is a Skylla hurling a stone to right. Die flaw below chin. Inscription in Greek in front. Reverse: Herakles standing facing, nude; right hand grasping handle of club downwards, in extended left,...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 330 B.C.


Herakleia, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0098.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.79 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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