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Stater of Hyria (the Hyrianoi) with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, in crested Athenian helmet; on bowl, olive wreath, above which owl standing right, head facing; hair on forehead looped, on neck long and tied near end. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking to left; ground line; round incuse. Overstruck on coin of Kyme;...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek, Classical Period, 400–335 B.C.


Hyria (the Hyrianoi), Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0023.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.79 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins