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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.369
Title
Stater of Metapontion, Lucania
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
400 BCE-340 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Lucania, Metapontion (Lucania)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/189649
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
7.35 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
stater
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse: META
  • Reverse Inscription: META
Provenance
Glendining, 24 Nov. 1950 (Ryan), 1419. Sambon Canessa, 27 June 1927, 311
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Noe 433m (this coin), HN3 1522
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
1.1965.369
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Female head with earring l.
Reverse: Ear of barley

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