Hemidrachm of Thracian Chersonesos with youth riding horse

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–490 B.C.


Mint: Thracian Chersonesos, Kardia (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0848.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

04.697

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude youth on horse walking to right, two spears diagonally in left hand, reins in right hand.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface irregular.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund