Stater of Kroton with standing eagle

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 018.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.50 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

58.958

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing to left, on seemingly Ionic capital.
Inscription above.
Border of dots (off flan).
Reverse: Tripod with lion’s feet, and scrolls between the legs.
At left, grain of barley; Inscriptions at right and below.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd, 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co's Bank, Ltd., October 9, 1958, for $ 2,875.00 (this is the total price of 58.956-58.959)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour