Tetrobol of Potidaia with Poseidon Hippios
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Macedonia, Potidaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0585.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.69 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Poseidon Hippios, nude, riding a horse walking to right with right foreleg raised; in left hand, the bridle, in drawn-back right hand, a couched trident.
Below horse a four-pointed star.
Reverse: Head of an Amazon to right, with cap of foxskin with sharp spike on top; hair and cap dotted; dotted necklace.
Plain square border; square incuse.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund