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Stater of Neapolis with Gorgoneion

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Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; hair falling from crown in groups of three strands ending in curls, four to left and four to right. Reverse: Fourpart incuse square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 500–411 B.C.

Mint

Neapolis, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0560.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 9.38 gm.

Accession Number

00.130

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins