Drachm of Erythrai with rider beside prancing horse
Early Classical Period
470–450 B.C. or later
Mint: Ionia, Erythrai
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1838.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.73 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horseman standing left with both hands holding rein of a horse prancing to left.
Reverse: Rosette of sixteen petals in incuse square.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund