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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; in Skylla's lowered right, steering oar, left outstretched; no griffin, letter or necklace. Reverse: Bull butting right, head facing three-quarters left; plain ground line. Inscription in Greek above. (see media screen for Greek...

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Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.


Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0141.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.87 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins