Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse

Greek
Classical Period
450–400 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Kelenderis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2112.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 10.68 gm.

Accession Number

04.1133

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude, youthful horseman seated sideways on horse galloping left, about to leap off; right hand holds reins at left of horse’s head; left arm drawn back, holding whip upwards.
Greek letter gamma below horse.
Ground line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Goat kneeling left on left foreleg, head to right.
Inscription in Greek above.
Dotted ground line.

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. 1247); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund