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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.


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.


Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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