Stater of Phistelia with head of nymph

Greek
Classical Period
380–350 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Phistelia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0043.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.50 gm.

Accession Number

97.437

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of a nymph almost full front to right, wearing dotted necklace, hair carelessly arranged.
Reverse: Campanian bull (man-headed) walking to left.
In exergue a dolphin.
Inscription in Oscan above bull..

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Montagu Sale, 1896-1897, no. 11).
1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund