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Stater of Pandosia with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera Lakinia facing three-quarters to right, wearing earrings, necklace, and a lofty stephanos adorned with fore-parts of griffins and palmettes. Reverse: Pan the hunter, with a hound at his feet, seated on a rock. In front a bearded terminal figure of Hermes to which is...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Robert Carfrae Collection, Edinburgh (according to the 1894 Sotheby catalogue entry: from the Wigan Collection); by 1894: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Robert Carfrae Collection, May 23-25, 1894, lot 34 [purchased by Ready according to handwritten note in the catalogue]); by 1895: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 375–350 B.C.

Mint

Pandosia, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0196.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

95.98

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins