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Stater of Kroton with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo right in laurel wereath; long hair, necklace with lion's head jewel; border of dots. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Infant Herakles seated right on cushions, strangling serpents; body facing, head left; left leg drawn up; in outstretched left and right hands,...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 390–387 B.C.


Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0191.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm.

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The Ancient World


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