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Hemidrachm of Maroneia with forepart of horse

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Obverse: Fore-part of a horse springing to left within a border of dots. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0804.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.26 gm.

Accession Number

01.5447

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins