Stater of Stymphalos with head of Artemis

Greek
Late Classical Period
362–350 B.C.


Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Stymphalos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1269.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.75 gm.

Accession Number

10.248

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis to right with laurel wreath.
Reverse: Herakles, nude striding to left, with club in raised right hand and bow in left. Lion’s skin wrapped around left arm.
Inscription in Greek between his feet with initials of magistrate’s name..
Inscription in Greek at left upwards.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund