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Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, on which is a Skylla to right with an oar. Reverse: Bull butting to right. In exergue a tunny fish. Inscription in Greek above. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.76 gm.

Accession Number

00.84

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins