Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0145.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right in crested Athenian helmet with Skylla holding a trident; Athena’s hair above temple curling back over visor; hair of crest in usual striated form.
Reverse: Bull butting right;
Below bull one fish to right in exergue.
Above bull: magistrate’s initial and inscription.
Dotted ground line.
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. 109); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund