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Stater of Kroton with eagle standing on stag's head

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Obverse: Eagle standing left on stag's head right; head right, wings closed; plain border. Reverse: Tripod in relief with neck; dotted ground line; left, ivy leaf upwards; plain border. Inscription in Greek in right field, upwards.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 440–410 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0183.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.395

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins