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Drachm of Mosses with man standing beside horse

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Obverse: Man standing right on left side of bridled horse standing right; beardless, in flat, broad-brimmed hat and chlamys; in left hand, two spears crossing and pointing downwards; in left field, a Corinthian helmet. Reverse: Square incuse; in center, raised fourpart square with slightly...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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


Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0620.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.27 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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