Tetradrachm of Potidaia with Poseidon Hippios
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Macedonia, Potidaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0584.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.22 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Poseidon Hippios, nude, wearing cap with long flaps (?), riding a horse walking to right with right foreleg raised; in left hand, the bridle, in drawn-back right hand, a couched trident.
Below horse a six-pointed star.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Incuse square, quartered diagonally.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund