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Stater of Kroton with eagle

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Obverse: Eagle standing left, flapping its wings, head raised, on olive branch with berries left; border of dots (vertical die-break across left wing). Reverse: Tripod with neck, without handles; right, crane standing left, right leg raised, symbol below crane; plain ground line; border of...

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Provenance

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. 154); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–390 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0189.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.400

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins