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Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope

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Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to left; hair on foehead rolled. Inscription in Greek at right and below. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right; Nike in chiton with overfall. Inscription in Greek below bull. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 300–280 B.C.

Mint

Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0039.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.86 gm.

Accession Number

10.565

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins