Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse

Greek
Classical Period
450–400 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Kelenderis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2113.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.284

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.
Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left.
Inscription above.

Provenance

By 1906: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, July 12, 1909

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund