Drachm of Kyrene with youth riding horse, struck under The[upheides?]

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
375–308 B.C.


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1326.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.1215

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Rider in chlamys and with hanging petasos on horse walking to left on a line.
Inscription in Greek around.
Plain border.
Reverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Inscription in Greek below at left and right.
Plain border inside beaded border.

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. 1352); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund