Stater of Metapontion with head of Kore
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0109.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.00 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Kore right; hair on forehead in wavy mass, falling below taenia on nape of neck and caught up in loop at back, ends hanging; no earring; before chin, seedpod of poppy (?).
Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left, on leaf bird right, wings raised.
Inscription in Greek.
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. 73); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund