Hemidrachm of Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander) with youth riding horse, struck under Anaximbrotos
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Ionia, Magnetes (Magnesia-on-the-Maeander)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1881.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.65 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Youth on horse prancing to right; he wears helmet and chlamys and carries spear horizontally in right hand.
Reverse: Bull charging to left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
At right erect ear of wheat.
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. 1122); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund