Diobol of Erythrai with horse and rider

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Erythrai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1834.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.13 gm.

Accession Number

04.1022

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude rider on horse galloping to right, reins in right hand.
Plain border.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1114); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund