1/6 stater of Kroton with tripod

Greek
Classical Period
480–440 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0181.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.34 gm.

Accession Number

04.398

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tripod lebes with lion’s feet and three handles; from bowl of tripod two taeniae hang.
Inscription in Greek in left field.
Reverse: Pegasos flying right, bridled; wing rounded.
Border of dots.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund