Tetradrachm of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Metrophon

Greek
Classical Period
418/417 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Maroneia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0810.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 13.94 gm.

Accession Number

04.625

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse prancing to left.
Above, four-spoked wheel.
Reverse: In incuse square, inscription in Greek, beginning at left, around inner square, in which is a vine with four bunches of grapes.

Provenance

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. 492); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund