Stater of Metapontion with head of Leukippos

Greek
Classical Period
410–330 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Metapontion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0117.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.96 gm.

Accession Number

04.346

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Leukippos right, in Corinthian helmet without crest;
at left, hare seated left (off flan).
Inscription in Greek to right.
Reverse: Ear of barley; right, leaf on which bird with wings raised.
To left, upwards: inscription inGreek.

Provenance

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. 76); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund