Stater or nomos of Kaulonia with Apollo

Greek
Archaic Period
about 525–500 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kaulonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0169.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 8.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.384

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair long, dotted, with taenia; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards; on outstretched left arm, palm facing, nude male figure, running right, head left, holding branch in lowered drawn-back right hand; with short chlamys and winged feet.
At right: stag standing right, head left, on short dotted line; dotted ground line below Apollo.
Inscription in Greek.
Cable border.
Reverse: Same type as obverse but incuse, to left; without inscription, running figure, or stag’s horns; pinnate branch in relief; ground line plain.
Border of incuse oblongs.

Provenance

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. 135); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund