Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Iason
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1322.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Male charioteer, reins in both hands and goad in right hand, head facing, driving quadriga to right on line.
Reverse: Zeus Lykaios seated to left, left arm over back of throne, right hand raised on sceptre. About his knee is a himation, and the left foot is drawn back on a footstool.
Inscription in Greek at right; at left an eagle flying with serpent in its beak.
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. 1349); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund