Stater of Kroton with eagle

Greek
Classical Period
410–390 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0189.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.400

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing left, flapping its wings, head raised, on olive branch with berries (vertical die-break across left wing).
Border of dots
Reverse: Tripod with neck, without handles, standing on plain ground line.
At right, crane standing left, right leg raised, symbol below crane.
Inscription in Greek at left, downwards.
Thick flan, reverse with types in relief.
Border of dots.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund