Stater of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Choregos

Greek
Classical Period
390–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0813.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.06 gm.

Accession Number

00.187

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse prancing to left, with loose rein. Hind feet rest on a straight line. Inscription effaced.
Reverse: Incuse square, enclosing a linear square which contains a grape vine and is surrounded by the Greek inscription, and a fly.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund