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Drachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse, struck under Athe[...]

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Obverse: Forepart of horse, springing to left; triple line where body stops, the middle one beaded. Round knobs, one below, one above the horse's neck. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square, a ram's head to left in dotted square. Below head, [inscription]. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

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. 491); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–450 B.C.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0807.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.38 gm.

Accession Number

04.624

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins