Stater of Kroton with tripod and crane

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.16 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.804

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tripod.
At left, crane to right.
Inscription in Greek (retrograde).
Reverse: Tripod in incuse, raised lines for outline.
Incuse striated border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 19, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule