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Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Kore

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

330/300 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Metapontum, Italy

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Kore crowned with grain
Reverse: Ear of barley

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Kore

Origin

Metapontum

Date

330 BCE–300 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΜΕΤΑ ΛΥ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.1 cm; 7.65 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4907

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