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. 0120.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.350

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Kore right in barley wreath; hair long, locks shown before neck; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Ear of barley; at right, leaf. Plow above.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund