Tetrobol of Olynthos with prancing horse
Late Archaic Period
After 500 B.C.
Mint: Macedonia, Olynthos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1019.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.66 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horse prancing to right.
Reverse: Within incuse square an eagle flying right, head downwards, a snake held in its beak.
Inscription around eagle in field.
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. 560); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund