Stater of Kroton with head of Apollo
Mint: Bruttium, Kroton
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0192.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Infant Herakles seated right on cushions, strangling serpents; body facing, head left; left leg bent under; in outstretched left and right hands, serpents with jaws open towards Herakles’ head, coils around body.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund