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Oktobol of the Bisaltai (?) with huntsman and horse

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Obverse: Huntsman standing right on left side of bridled horse walking right; nude, beardless, in flat, broad-rimmed hat; hair short, dotted; upper body in front view; in lowered right hand, couched spears; left hand holding bridle; border of dots. Reverse: Fourpart square incuse; surfaces...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 510–480 B.C.


The Bisaltai (?), Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0616.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.12 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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