Hemidrachm of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with forepart of horse

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 048.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 mm. Weight: 2.03 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

59.45

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Protome of a horse to right, bridled; truncation dotted.
Beneath, flower.
Reverse: Goat to left, head raised, kneeling on left forefoot.
Irregular incuse.

Provenance

By 1958: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen List 185, November/December 1958, no. 356); February 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 261.34 (this is the total price for 59.45-59.46)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour