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Stater of Kroton with tripod

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Obverse: Tripod with lion's feet and three handles; in right field, crab to right; triple ground line. Inscription in Greek in left field. Reverse: Same type as obverse, but incuse; at left, dolphin downwards; heavy plain ground line, incuse; incuse dotted border. Inscription in Greek in right...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500–480 B.C.


Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0177.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.10 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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