Tetradrachm of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Deonys

Greek
Classical Period
436–435 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0809.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.626

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse prancing to left.
Above, inscription in Greek and a kantharos.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek in outer incuse square, around inner incuse square in which is a grape vine with five bunches of grapes.

Provenance

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. 493); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund