Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Polianthes
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.67 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Quadriga right, charioteer in chiton with reins and goad, head almost facing front.
Above at right, half of sun with five rays.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Zeus Ammon standing, head left, phiale in right hand above incense burner, scepter in left hand.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, December 9, 1981
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule