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Stater of Velia (Hyele) with head of Athena, signed by Kleudoros

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Obverse: Head of Athena left in crested Athenian helmet; on bowl, centaur galloping left, drapery flying backwards across drawn-back left; on neckpiece, scroll; hair on forehead and below neckpiece in loose, curly locks; behind neckpiece, monogram of Kleudoros. Reverse: Lion left devouring ...

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Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 400–317 B.C.

Mint

Velia (Hyele), Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0153.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.07 gm.

Accession Number

10.240

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins