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Stater of Metapontion with head of Leukippos

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Obverse: Head of Leukippos right, in Corinthian helmet without crest; left, hare seated left (off flan). Inscription in Greek to right. Reverse: Ear of barley; right, leaf on which bird with wings raised. To left, upwards: META


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–330 B.C.


Metapontion, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0117.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.96 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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