Stater of Kaulonia with Apollo

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kaulonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0175.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.388

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Apollo advancing right; nude, upper body facing; hair rolled at back; in raised right hand, stalk with pinnate leaves, downwards; on outstretched left arm, palm facing, nude male running figure represented by few sketchy lines.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Cable border.
Reverse: Stag standing right.
Inscription in Greek above stag’s back.
At right, sapling with branches; dotted ground line;
Border of dots; round incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Robert Carfrae Collection, Edinburgh; by 1894: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Robert Carfrae Collection, May 23-25, lot 25); 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. 142); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund