Trihemiobol (?) of Dardanos with horse and rider

Greek
Early Classical Period
465–450 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Dardanos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1628.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.06 gm.

Accession Number

04.974

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude rider with hair in knot, on horse walking to left; his right hand is on horse’s mane, his left hand on his hip.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square two cocks stand facing each other on beaded line.
Inscription in Greek at right. Monogram at left above back of cock.

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. 1045); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund