Stater of Kroton with tripod and stork

Greek
Classical Period
480–440 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0182.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.68 gm.

Accession Number

04.394

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tripod with lion’s feet and three handles; with scrolls, and ring support between legs below.
At left, crane standing right, left foot raised.
Inscription in Greek in right field.
Reverse: Tripod in relief; plain groundline.
Striated border in relief.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund