Stater of Kroton with head of Hera Lakinia
Mint: Bruttium, Kroton
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0187.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hera Lakinia, facing three-quarters right, in stephanos, adorned with palmettes; bead necklace; flowing hair.
In right field B.
Reverse: Herakles seated left on rock covered with lion’s skin, head of which is under left elbow; nude, hair short; in extended right hand, a one-handled cup; left elbow resting on rock; right leg raised, foot on rock; above left, club crossed with bow, slanting downwards.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund