Stater

Features

Country Gortyna (Crete)
(Crete (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 330 BC - 270 BC
Value 1 Stater = 3 Drachm (3)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 11.64 g
Diameter 24.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References SvoronosCr# p.168, 84
Iōannēs N. Svorōnos; 1890. Numismatique de la Crète ancienne. Protat frères, Paris, France.

Obverse

Europa, nude to the waist, seated facing in plane tree, raising her veil with her right hand and, with her left, holding an eagle with spread wings in her lap. Underneath her at the left, bull’s head to left

Reverse

Bull standing to right, swishing his tail and with his head turned back to left to lick his right rear leg. Below, horsefly

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (330 BC - 270 BC) 

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 100 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Gortyna

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Register a past auction sale