Drachm of Aspendos with horseman hurling spear

Greek
Classical Period
about 450 B.C.


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 239.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.43 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

58.11

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horseman, clad in loose chiton, galloping to right, hurling spear with right hand. Border of dots.
Reverse: Boar walking to left on dotted ground line. Border of dots.
Inscription above.

Provenance

By date unknown in the 1950s: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin III, no. 59); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, January 9, 1958, for $ 126.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour