Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.76 gm.

Accession Number

00.84

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, on which is a Skylla to right with an oar.
Reverse: Bull butting to right.
In exergue a tunny fish.
Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund