User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope, struck under Arte[...]

Start collecting

Obverse: Head of Parthenope to right; at left, Artemis running right, partly facing, head to right; in raised right and left hands, a torch. Inscription in Greek below. Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right; bull's head facing three-quarters right; Nike's chiton with overfall;...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 340–300 B.C.


Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0035.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins