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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; plain border. Reverse: Tripod with neck, with handles; on neck, two coiled serpents confronting; upper edge of neck dotted; knotted taenia with fringed end falling from handle. Thick flan, reverse...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–390 B.C.


Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0190.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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