Stater of Thracian Chersonesos with youth riding horse
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Thracian Chersonesos, Kardia (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0847.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 11.48 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
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.
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.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund