Issuer Metapontion (Lucania)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 520 BC - 510 BC
Value 1 Stater = 3 Drachm (3)
Currency Drachm (540-200BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 8.18 g
Diameter 27.0 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 185390
Numista type number (
References HN XXXIII# 1467,
Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder); 77. Naturalis historia / Liber XXXIII. Self-published, Roman Empire.
Jameson# 260
Robert Jameson; 1913. Collection R. Jameson / Tome 1. Monnaies grecques antiques : monnaies grecques antiques. Feuardent​, Paris, France.
And 3 more volumes.


Ear of barley with eight grains. Around, border of dots within two concentric linear circles

Lettering: ΜΕΤΑ


Ear of barley with eight grains, all incuse. Rayed border

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ND (520 BC - 510 BC)  $ 1 033

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold StaterPicture 1 of a sold StaterPicture 1 of a sold StaterPicture 1 of a sold Stater
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32006
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 XF
(NGC XF, 5/5, 3/5)
USD 1 110.00
Picture 1 of a sold Stater
Nomos AG
Auction 21
Lot 34
Internet Archive
Nov 21, 2020 XF USD 12 499.78
(CHF 11 495.00)
(incl. buyer's premium)

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