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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. Reverse: Goat to right sinking down upon right knee, his head to left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1906: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, July 12, 1909

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450–400 B.C.

Mint

Kelenderis, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2113.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.284

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins