Stater of Metapontion with ear of barley
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0102.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Ear of barley within raised border of row of dots between two plain lines
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Incuse ear of barley; striated incuse border.
Traces of overstriking.
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. 65); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund