Tetrobol of Potidaia with Poseidon Hippios
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Macedonia, Potidaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0586.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Poseidon Hippios, nude, riding a horse walking to right with left foreleg raised; in left hand, the bridle, in drawn-back right hand, a trident horizontal.
Below horse an eight-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 (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 595); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund