Stater of Kroton with tripod
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Bruttium, Kroton
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0179.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.91 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Tripod lebes with lion’s feet and three handles.
Ground line dotted.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Border of dots between plain lines.
Reverse: Incuse eagle flying right, wings outspread, one above, one below; in center, raised dot.
Incuse striated border.
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. 147); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund