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Didrachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse, struck under Archembrotos

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Obverse: Forepart of a horse, springing to left. Greek inscription. Border of dots. Reverse: Quadripartite square, incuse. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 495–448 B.C.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0806.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm.

Accession Number

00.184

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins