Drachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse, struck under Athe[...]

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
ca. 495/90-449/48 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0807.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.38 gm.

Accession Number

04.624

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of horse, springing to left; triple line where body stops, the middle one beaded.
Round knobs, one below, one above the horse’s neck.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square, a ram’s head to left in dotted square.
Below head, inscription in Greek.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund