Stater of Thracian Chersonesos with youth riding horse

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–490 B.C.


Mint: Thracian Chersonesos, Kardia (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0847.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 11.48 gm.

Accession Number

04.1251

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude youth on horse walking to right, in right hand, reins, in left hand two spears upwards and to right.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, squares alternately raised and sunk.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; by 1904: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund