Distater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena
Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0143.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 15.94 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet; on the helmet Skylla with her left hand raised; hair on Athena’s temple with loose ends.
Inscription in Greek behind neckpiece.
Reverse: Bull butting right on groundline, head in profile.
Fish to right below.
Inscription in Greek above bull.
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. 108); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund