Stater of Kroton with tripod

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0179.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.393

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tripod lebes with lion’s feet and three handles.
Ground line dotted.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Border of dots between plain lines.
Reverse: Incuse eagle flying right, wings outspread, one above, one below; in center, raised dot.
Incuse striated border.

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. 147); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund