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Stater of Kroton with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Reverse: Infant Herakles seated right on cushions, strangling serpents; body facing, head left; left leg bent under; in outstretched left and right hands,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 390–387 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0192.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.60 gm.

Accession Number

00.90

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins