Coin of Kroton with eagle holding ram's head

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
350–300 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.47 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.656

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle, with ram’s head in talons, to right, head turned back.
At right, strung bow (?).
Reverse: Tripod.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour