Drachm of Skotoussa with forepart of horse

Greek
Classical Period
450–380 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Skotoussa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0929.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.79 gm.

Accession Number

04.780

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of horse prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek underneath.
Reverse: In incuse square ear of wheat placed diagonally.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Ferdinand Bompois Collection; 1882: auction of the Ferdinand Bompois Collection, January 16ff., 1882, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, Rue Drouot 5, Paris, France, lot 952 (pl. 4); 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. 724); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund