Stater of Kaulonia with Apollo

Greek
Archaic Period
520–500 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kaulonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0170.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.385

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, 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, palm facing, nude male figure, running right, head left, holding branch in lowered drawn-back right; with winged feet. Dotted ground line below Apollo.
At right, stag standing right, head left, on short dotted line.
Inscription in Greek in left and right field.
Cable border.
Reverse: Same type as obverse but incuse left; stag’s horns in relief; ground line dotted.
Relief inscription in Greek in left field.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September, 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Note that Regling does not list Greenwell as the provenance for this coin.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund