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Stater of Metapontion with head of Leukippos

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Obverse: Head of Leukippos to right, in Corinthian helmet without crest, to right. In left field a lion's head to right, tongue protuding. Monogram at right (off flan). See media screen for monogram. Reverse: Ear of barley, with leaf to left, on which club downwards, and AMI (the initials of...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–330 B.C.


Metapontion, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0116.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.85 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins