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Stater of Metapontion with head of Apollo Karneios

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Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios to right, with ram's horn and ear; hair in forehead in parallel waves, at back and on neck in separate wavy locks; row of upright olive leaves above forehead. Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left. Inscription in Greek at left. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 430–410 B.C.

Mint

Metapontion, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0106.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm.

Accession Number

97.427

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins