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Drachm of Skotoussa with forepart of horse

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Obverse: Forepart of horse prancing to right. Underneath, [inscription]. Reverse: In incuse square ear of wheat placed diagonally. At left [inscription] at right, [inscription], (traces of double impression). (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: Ferdinand Bompois Collection; 1882: auction of the Ferdinand Bompois Collection, January 16ff., 1882, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, Rue Drouot 5, Paris, France, lot 952 (pl. 4); 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. 724); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–380 B.C.


Skotoussa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0929.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.79 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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