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Drachm of the dynast Mosses with man standing beside a horse

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Obverse: Man standing right, on left side of bridled horse, standing right; beardless in flat, tiara-like headdress and chlamys; in left hand, two spears crossing and slanting downwards. Reverse: Square incuse; in center, a raised four-part square with slightly raised surfaces. Inscription in...

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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, 500–450 B.C.

Mint

Thrace or Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0618.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.14 gm.

Accession Number

00.149

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins