Stater of Kroton with eagle
Mint: Bruttium, Kroton
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0190.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle standing left, flapping its wings, head raised, on olive branch with berries.
Reverse: Tripod with neck, with handles; on neck, two coiled serpents confronting; upper edge of neck dotted; knotted taenia with fringed end falling from handle.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields.
Thick flan, reverse with types in relief.
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. 155); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund