Drachm of Kyrene with youth riding horse, struck under The[upheides?]
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1326.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.26 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Rider in chlamys and with hanging petasos on horse walking to left on a line.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Silphion plant with flowers.
Inscription in Greek below at left and right.
Plain border inside beaded border.
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. 1352); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund