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Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope

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Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to right in broad hair band; loose curls above forehead and at back; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace with jewel. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking to left, head facing; above Nike in girdled chiton flying horizontally to left, crowning bull...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–370 B.C.


Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0029.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins