Coin of Cherronesos with quadriga

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 300–200 B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Cherronesos

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.98 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.714

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Quadriga to right, driven by Artemis (?).
Reverse: Naked warrior to left, kneeling behind shield.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour