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Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet with olive wreath; hair on forehead looped; ivy leaf at base of wreath; no necklace. Reverse: Bull walking right, head lowered; fish right; dotted ground line. Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 440–420 B.C.

Mint

Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0135.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.

Accession Number

04.362

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins