Oktobol of the Bisaltai (?) with huntsman and horse

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
510–480 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, The Bisaltai (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0616.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.12 gm.

Accession Number

00.148

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Huntsman standing right on left side of bridled horse walking right; nude, beardless, in flat, broad-rimmed hat; hair short, dotted; upper body in front view; in lowered right hand, couched spears; left hand holding bridle.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse; surfaces raised.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund