Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Polianthes
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1325.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nike, reins in both hands and goad in right hand, head facing, driving quadriga to right on line.
Inscription in Greek above.
Reverse: Zeus Ammon laureate? standing nearly full front, head to left, with left hand raised on sceptre and phiale in extended right hand; he wears a loosely draped himation.
Inscription in Greek at right; at left thymiaterion.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not Greenwell according to Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund