Stater of Neapolis with head of Parthenope, struck under Ouillios (?)
Late Classical Period
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0031.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of nymph Parthenope to right; deeply cut hair band; wavy locks on forehead and at back, curls escaping on crown triple-pendant earring; dotted necklace.
Around, four dolphins.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bearded man-faced river bull walking right; the bull’s head facing three-quarters right.
Nike flies to right above bull, a branch in her flexed and drawn-back right and outstretched left hands.
Inscriptions in Greek beneath bull and in the exergue.