Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0039.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to left, wearing earring, hair on forehead rolled.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and below.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right.
Above bull, Nike in chiton with overfall flying to right.
Inscriptions in Greek between legs of bull and below.