Stater of Metapontion with head of Hygieia
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0111.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hygieia to right.; hair on forehead in wavy mass, on back of head in series of waves, parted from crown to ear, bound with taeniae; pointed earring; plain necklace.
Laurel wreath border.
Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left.
On right: META according to entry in Brett catalogue but not visible here.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900