Stater of Velia (Hyele) with head of Athena, signed by Kleudoros
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lucania, Velia (Hyele)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0153.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.07 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena left in crested Athenian helmet; on bowl, centaur galloping left, drapery flying backwards across drawn-back left; on neckpiece, scroll; hair on forehead and below neckpiece in loose, curly locks.
Behind neckpiece, monogram of Kleudoros.
Reverse: Lion left devouring prey, held by both forepaws.
Above and below lion, magistrate’s initial and Greek letter.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund