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Stater of Kroton with head of Hera Lakinia

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Obverse: Head of Hera Lakinia, facing three-quarters right, in stephanos, adorned with palmettes; bead necklace; flowing hair. In right field B. Plain border. Reverse: Herakles seated left on rock covered with lion's skin, head of which is under left elbow; nude, hair short; in extended right...

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–390 B.C.


Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0187.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.29 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins