Stater of Poseidonia with striding Poseidon
about 470–445 B.C.
Mint: Lucania, Poseidonia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0127.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.02 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Poseidon striding right; ends of chlamys dove-tailed.
Inscription in Greek at right, downwards.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bull walking left; on croup, brand-mark, caduceus upwards.
Above bull inscription in Greek.
Single ground line.
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. 94); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund