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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 to 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 in upper right field. Reverse: Bearded man-faced ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection (Cat. Sotheby, Moore, 1889, no. 27 according to Brett catalogue, p. 3): 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. 8); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–335 B.C.

Mint

Hyria (the Hyrianoi), Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0026.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.292

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins