Drachm of Skepsis with forepart of winged horse
Early Classical Period
about 450 B.C.
Mint: Troas, Skepsis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1636.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right. Beaded border.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: In shallow incuse, a fir tree with bunch of grapes on each side.
Beaded square border outside plain square 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. 1049); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund