Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse
Mint: Cilicia, Kelenderis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2116.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youthful 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.
Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left.
Inscription in Greek above.
Dotted ground line.
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. 1253); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund