Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Aristagoras

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
375–308 B.C.


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1319.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.1214

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Charioteer driving a quadriga to left.
Inscription in Greek below.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Zeus Ammon standing in partial profile, head to right, right hand raised on steptre, left hand on hip. A himation is loosely draped about him.
Behind him is a ram to right.
Inscription in Greek at left.
Beaded border.

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. 1351); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund