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Stater of Metapontion with head of Demeter, signed by Aristoxenos

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Obverse: Head of Demeter left in wreath of olive with one ivy leaf below; hair on forehead and above ear in loose wavy locks, rolled and held by taenia at back; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace; on trucnation, plain border. Inscription in Greek on truncation. Reverse: Ear of barley with...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–330 B.C.


Metapontion, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0113.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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