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Drachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse

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Obverse: Forepart of a horse, springing to left. Inscription effaced. Border of dots. Reverse: Incuse square, in which a four-pointed star over a rosette.

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

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0805.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.39 gm.

Accession Number

00.185

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins