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Stater of Sybaris with standing bull

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Obverse: Bull standing to left, looking back. Dotted line along the ground. In exergue VM. Dotted cable border. Reverse: Same type incuse, without inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 525–510 B.C.

Mint

Sybaris, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0130.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.14 gm.

Accession Number

00.83

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins