Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope, struck under Arte[...]

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
340–300 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Neapolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0035.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm.

Accession Number

10.563

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Parthenope to right.
At left, Artemis running right, partly facing, head to right; in raised right and left hands, a torch.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right; bull’s head three-quarters right.
Nike flies above bull to right, her chiton with overfall and her two arms outstretched.
Plain ground line.
Monogram below bull.
Inscription in Greek in the exergue.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift