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Stater of Kroton with standing eagle

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Obverse: Eagle standing to left, on seemingly Ionic capital. Border of dots (off flan). Inscription in Greek above. Reverse: Tripod with lion's feet, and scrolls between the legs. At left, grain of barley; Greek inscriptions at right and below. Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd, 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co's Bank, Ltd., October 9, 1958, for $ 2,875.00 (this is the total price of 58.956-58.959)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 018.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

58.958

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins