Stater of Metapontion with head of Kore
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0107.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.65 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Kore right; hair on forehead in wavy mass, on back of head in series of waves, parted from crown to ear, bound with taeniae crossing above ear and hanging loose at back; earring with dagger-shaped pendant.
Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left.
At right: 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. 78); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund