Stater of Kroton with eagle standing on temple

Greek
Classical Period
440–410 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0184.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.93 gm.

Accession Number

04.396

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing right, head left, wings closed, on architrave of temple, guttae of triglyph shown below.
At right, antelope’s skull left.
Plain border.
Reverse: Tripod in relief.
At right, olive twig, two leaves and berry, upwards.
Double ground line.
Inscription in Greek in left field.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund