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Stater of Kelenderis with youth riding horse

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Obverse: Nude youthful 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. Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left; dotted ground...

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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. 1253); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–400 B.C.


Kelenderis, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2116.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins