Stater of Kaulonia with Apollo

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kaulonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0174.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.387

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair rolled at back; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards, on outstretched left arm running male figure, nude, represented by few sketchy lines.
At right stag standing right, head left.
Inscription in Greek.
Raised border.
Reverse: Stag standing right; at right, sapling with branches; dotted ground line.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Plain border; round incuse.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund