Stater of Metapontion with head of Demeter
Early Hellenistic Period
310–300 B.C. or later
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0121.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demeter right in barley wreath and veil; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace: hair rolled.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Ear of barley; left, leaf on which field mouse left.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900