Dodekadrachm of the Derrones with man driving an ox-cart

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 480–465 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, uncertain mint

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0588.

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 31 mm. Weight: 39.22 gm.

Accession Number

13.211

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded man seated in a cart drawn by two oxen and carrying a goad in his raised right hand, the reins in his left.
Above, a Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Triskeles of human legs in low relief.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 2, 1913: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912