Stater of Elis with head of Hera, signed by L[...]

Greek
Classical Period
420–385 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1209.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.888

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to right with high crown decorated with palmettes.
Loose locks of hair below.
Reverse: Upright thunderbolt.
Inscription at left and right.
Olive wreath border.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund