Stater of Kroton with eagle standing on stag's head

Greek
Classical Period
440–410 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0183.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.395

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing left on stag’s head; head right, wings closed.
Plain border.
Reverse: Tripod in relief with neck; dotted ground line below.
At left, ivy leaf upwards.
Inscription in Greek in right field, upwards.
Plain border.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund