Drachm of Kyrene with youth riding horse, struck under Chairis
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1328.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Youthful rider, with chlamys and hanging petasos, on horse prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek at left above.
Reverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Cicada at left below.
Inscription in Greek at sides.
Purchased of J. F. G. Seltman for $ 73.20 (this is the total price for MFA 14.89 and 14.90)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund