Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
300–280 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Neapolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0039.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.86 gm.

Accession Number

10.565

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to left, wearing earring, hair on forehead rolled.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and below.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right.
Above bull, Nike in chiton with overfall flying to right.
Inscriptions in Greek between legs of bull and below.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift