Stater of Elis with head of Hera

Greek
Late Classical Period
365–323 B.C.


Mint: Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1219.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.04 gm.

Accession Number

04.895

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to right with crown, earrings and necklace.
Inscriptions on the crown and below..
Reverse: Eagle standing to left, head to right, with wings raised.
Olive wreath border tied below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund