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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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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, 410–390 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.29 gm.

Accession Number

00.88

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins