Stater of Kroton with eagle

Greek
Classical Period
440–410 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0185.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.44 gm.

Accession Number

04.397

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing right, flapping its wings, head raised, on double ground line.
Plain border.
Reverse: Tripod in relief on double ground line.
At left, laurel leaf upwards.
Inscription in Greek to right, upwards.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund