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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 390–387 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm.

Accession Number

04.402

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins