Stater of Hyria (the Hyrianoi) with head of Hera Lakinia

Greek
Classical Period
400–335 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Hyria (the Hyrianoi)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0025.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.54 gm.

Accession Number

04.291

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera Lakinia facing three-quarters right in high stephanos with dotted border, on which palmette between two foreparts of griffins to right; hair in flying locks; necklace of pendants.
Inscription in Greek above right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right.
Above: Inscription in Greek.
Double ground line.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund