Drachm of Mosses with man standing beside horse
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Thrace and Macedonia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0620.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Man standing right on left side of bridled horse standing right; beardless, in flat, broad-brimmed hat and chlamys; in left hand, two spears crossing and pointing downwards.
In left field, a Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Square incuse; in center, raised fourpart square with slightly raised surfaces.
Inscription in Greek within incuse square.
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