Stater of Metapontion with head of Apollo Karneios
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0106.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo Karneios to right, with ram’s horn and ear; hair in forehead in parallel waves, at back and on neck in separate wavy locks; row of upright olive leaves above forehead.
Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund