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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.444
Title
Stater of Thurioi, Lucania
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
350-300 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lucania, Thourioi (Lucania)
Period
Classical period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/189636
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
7.91 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
stater
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ / ΣΩ
  • Reverse Inscription: ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ / ΣΩ
Provenance
Bullowa, 15 Oct. 1948, 252
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
HN3 1820; SNG Oxford 992-8
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.444
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Athena r., wearing Attic helmet adorned with Scylla.
Reverse: Bull butting r., terrain made grassy by diagonal slashes; ΣΩ above; in exergue, fish

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