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Stater of Kaulonia with Apollo

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Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair rolled at back; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards; on outstretched left arm, palm facing, nude male running figure represented by few sketchy lines; cable border. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Stag standing...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Robert Carfrae Collection, Edinburgh; by 1894: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Robert Carfrae Collection, May 23-25, lot 25); 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. 142); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500–480 B.C.

Mint

Kaulonia, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0175.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.388

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins