Stater of Poseidonia with Poseidon hurling trident
Mint: Lucania, Poseidonia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0124.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.69 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Poseidon striding right, his right leg drawn back, resting on toes; hair short; chlamys falling in triangular folds. He hurls a trident with his raised right hand. His left hand is outstretched.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Reverse: Bull walking left; plain ground line above dotted one.
Inscription in Greek above.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 91); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund