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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; Skylla's right lowered; left arm outstretched. Reverse: Bull butting right, head facing three-quarters left; plain ground line. Inscription in Greek above.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 114); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.


Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0142.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.18 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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