Stater of Metapontion with head of Leukippos
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0116.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.85 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Leukippos to right, in Corinthian helmet without crest, to right.
In left field a lion’s head to right, tongue protruding.
Monogram at right (off flan).
Reverse: Ear of barley, with leaf to left and club downwards in the center.
Initials of magistrate at left (?).
To right, upwards: META
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund