Stater of Neapolis with Gorgoneion

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–411 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Neapolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0560.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 9.38 gm.

Accession Number

00.130

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Gorgoneion, mouth open, teeth showing, tongue protruding; wrinkled nose; hair falling from crown in groups of three strands ending in curls, four to left and four to right.
Reverse: Fourpart incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund