Stater of Kroton with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
After 376 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0193.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.47 gm.

Accession Number

04.403

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo right in triple laurel wreath; long hair.
Reverse: Tripod with neck and three handles; two ring supports between legs, lower one with scrolls upwards.
At right, olive spray upwards with double taenia hanging downwards left.
Inscription in Greek in left field, retrograde.
Ground line; 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. 158); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund