Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena
Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0134.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena, profile to right, in Attic helmet bound with olive, and dotted necklace.
Reverse: Bull walking to right with head lowered.
In exergue a fish, horizontally, to left.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Edward Herbert Bunbury Collection; 1896: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Edward Bunbury Collection, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London, June 22, 1896, no. 157); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund