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Stater or nomos of Kaulonia with Apollo

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Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair long, dotted, with taenia; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards; on outstretched left arm, palm facing, nude male figure, running right, head left, holding branch in lowered drawn-back right hand; with short...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 525–500 B.C.

Mint

Kaulonia, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0169.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 8.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.384

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins