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Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse

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Obverse: Nude horseman seated sideways on horse galloping right, about to leap off. He holds a whip in his right hand and reins in his left. Dotted ground line under horse's hindlegs. Inscription in Greek below. Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left; dotted...

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Provenance

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. 1252); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–400 B.C.

Mint

Kelenderis, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2115.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.76 gm.

Accession Number

04.1134

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins