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Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena, signed by Molossos

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Obverse: Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet; Skylla with lowered right, and left raised to head, two hounds in front; Athenia with necklace, and hair falling in loose locks below neckpiece, on which M, initial of die-engraver, Molossos. Reverse: Bull butting right, head facing...

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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. 111); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–400 B.C.


Thourioi (Thurium), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0138.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.94 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins