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Stater of Kroton with tripod

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Obverse: Tripod lebes with lion's feet and three handles; between legs, scrolls above and helf-serpents confronting below; triple ground line, middle one dotted; border of dots between plain linees. Reverse: Same type as obverse, but incuse; without inscription, scrolls or serpents; striated ground...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–500 B.C.

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0176.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 8.22 gm.

Accession Number

04.389

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins