Tetrobol of Kyrene with youth riding horse, struck under Magas
308–277 B.C. or later
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1340.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horseman with chlamys and hanging petasos, on horse walking to left.
At right above, an eight-rayed star.
Reverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Inscription in Greek at left in field; monogram at right
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. 1365); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund