Stater of Metapontion with head of Kore

Greek
Hellenistic Period
310–300 B.C. or later


Mint: Lucania, Metapontion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0119.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.349

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Kore right in barley wreath; hair long; triple-pendant earring.
Reverse: Ear of barley; to right, leaf on which plow to left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Need to work on this. Brett says this is Regling no. 88. Regling also says 86 is Greenwell and 88 is not. Further, 88 is not at MFA and 86 is.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund