Didrachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse, struck under Archembrotos

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 495–448 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0806.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm.

Accession Number

00.184

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of a horse, springing to left.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and below.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Quadripartite square, incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund