Stater of Kroton with head of Apollo

Greek
Classical Period
390–387 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0192.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.60 gm.

Accession Number

00.90

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Infant Herakles seated right on cushions, strangling serpents; body facing, head left; left leg bent under; in outstretched left and right hands, serpents with jaws open towards Herakles’ head, coils around body.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund