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Stater of Kroton with tripod

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Obverse: Tripod with lion's feet and three handles; left, crane standing right; in exergue, scroll horizontally. Inscription in Greek in right field. Reverse: Tripod sketchily indicated, outline marked by raised lines; incuse striated border.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Kroton, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0180.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.03 gm.

Accession Number

04.392

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins