Stater of Hyria (the Hyrianoi) with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–335 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Hyria (the Hyrianoi)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0023.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.79 gm.

Accession Number

10.24

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, in crested Athenian helmet; on bowl, olive wreath, above which owl standing right, head facing; hair on forehead looped, on neck long and tied near end.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking to left on ground line.
Inscription in Greek above.
Round incuse.
Overstruck on coin of Kyme; on reverse, traces of Kyme’s reverse type, corn grain above and mussel shell below (?)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection