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Dodekadrachm of the Derrones with man driving an ox-cart

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Obverse: Bearded man seated in a cart drawn by two oxen and carrying a goad in his raised right hand, the reins in his left. Above, a Corinthian helmet. Reverse: Triskeles of human legs in low relief.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 2, 1913: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 480–465 B.C.

Mint

uncertain mint, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0588.

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 31 mm. Weight: 39.22 gm.

Accession Number

13.211

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins