Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse

Greek
Classical Period
450–400 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Kelenderis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2115.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.76 gm.

Accession Number

04.1134

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude horseman seated sideways on horse galloping right, about to leap off. He holds a whip in his right hand and reins in his left.
Dotted ground line under horse’s hindlegs.
Inscription in Greek below horse.
Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below goat.
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. 1252); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund