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Stater of Stymphalos with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis to right with laurel wreath. Reverse: [inscription], to left, upwards. Herakles, nude striding to left, with club in raised right hand and bow in left. Lion's skin wrapped around left arm. [inscription]. between his feet. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 362–350 B.C.

Mint

Stymphalos, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1269.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.75 gm.

Accession Number

10.248

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins