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

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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;...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Mint

Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm.

Accession Number

10.563

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins