Obol of Kelenderis with prancing horse

Greek
Classical Period
400 B.C. or later


Mint: Cilicia, Kelenderis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2117.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.71 gm.

Accession Number

04.1137

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bridled horse prancing to right.
Reverse: Forepart of goat kneeling on right foreleg, head to left.
Caduceus at left.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale of Subhi Pacha Collection, no. 267 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1254); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund