Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Iason

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


Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1321.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.

Accession Number

14.422

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Male charioteer driving quadriga of galloping horses to left.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.
Reverse: Zeus Ammon seated to right, his right arm on the back of the throne, and sceptre in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.
Plain border.

Provenance

Purchased of E. J. Seltman, for $ 148.55 (this is the total cost for MFA 14.421 and 14.422)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund