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Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope, struck under Ouillios (?)

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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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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Mint

Neapolis, Campania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0031.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm.

Accession Number

10.561

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins