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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.


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.


Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins