Stater of Kaulonia with Apollo

Greek
Archaic Period
about 525–500 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kaulonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0173.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm.

Accession Number

09.264

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair long, dotted, with taenia; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards; on outstretched left arm, palm facing, nude male figure, running right, head left, erect.
At left: inscription.
At right, stag standing right, head left, on short dotted line; dotted ground line.
Cable border.
Reverse: Same type as obverse but incuse, left; stag’s horns in relief; running figure in raised outline; heavy plain ground line.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund