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Stater of Hyria (the Hyrianoi) with head of Hera Lakinia

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Obverse: Head of Hera Lakinia facing three-quarters right in high stephanos with dotted border, on which palmette between two foreparts of griffins to right; hair in flying locks; necklace of pendants; border of dots. Inscription in Greek above right. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 7); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–335 B.C.


Hyria (the Hyrianoi), Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0025.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.54 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins