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Obol of Kelenderis with prancing horse

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Obverse: Bridled horse prancing to right. Reverse: Forepart of goat kneeling on right foreleg, head to left. At l., caduceus at left. [inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Sotheby Sale of Subhi Pacha Collection, no. 267 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1254); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400 B.C. or later

Mint

Kelenderis, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2117.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.71 gm.

Accession Number

04.1137

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins