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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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Provenance

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.

Mint

Metapontion, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.85 gm.

Accession Number

00.82

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins