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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 high stephanos with palmette between foreparts of griffins right; edges of stephanos dotted; hair long in thick masses of curly locks; dotted necklace with acorn-shaped pendants; border of dots KPOTO. Reverse: Herakles seated left on...

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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, about 400–325 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0186.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.92 gm.

Accession Number

00.89

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins