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Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope

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Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to right; deeply cut hair band; wavy locks on forehead and at back, curls escaping on crown; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace; around, four dolphins; border of dots. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right; bull's head facing three-quarters...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 370–340 B.C.


Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0030.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.21 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins