Stater of Metapontion with head of Hygieia

Greek
Classical Period
430–410 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Metapontion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0110.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.86 gm.

Accession Number

18.628

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hygieia to right.; hair on forehead in wavy mass, on back of head in series of waves, parted from crown to ear, bound with taeniae; pointed earring.
Inscription on truncation.
Reverse: Ear of barley with leaf at left.
On right, upwards: MET

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson