Didrachm of Motye with youth riding horse
Mint: Sicily, Motye
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0299.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Youth on bridled ithyphallic horse galloping to left, seated sideways about to leap off; in right hand, the bridle, left hand holds a spear diagonally and resting on flank; hair short, nude, except for short kilt from waist downwards; dotted ground line.
Inscription in Greek above.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of nymph to right, hair bound four times around with taenia, and in knot at back, loose lock on forehead.
Around, three dolphins.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund