Stater of Elis with head of Hera

Greek
Classical Period
385–365 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1210.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.893

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to right wearing crown decorated with olive leaves, earrings, and plain necklace.
Inscription at left and right of neck..
Reverse: In incuse circle eagle standing to right, head to left, wings closed.
Olive wreath border.

(Note that the inscription is incorrectly linked to the reverse in the media for this record.)

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund