Stater of Kroton with eagle

Greek
Classical Period
410–390 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Kroton

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0190.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm.

Accession Number

04.401

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle standing left, flapping its wings, head raised, on olive branch with berries.
Plain border.
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.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund