Stater of Metapontion with head of Kore
310–300 B.C. or later
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0120.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.92 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Kore right in barley wreath; hair long, locks shown before neck; triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Ear of barley; at right, leaf. Plow above.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields.
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. 87); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund