Stater of Kroton with tripod

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.05 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1971.630

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tripod on base with lion’s feet and three handles.
At right: inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Incuse eagle flying right.
Incuse border around.

Provenance

By 1971: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; December 8, 1971: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour