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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Aristagoras

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Obverse: Charioteer driving a quadriga to left. Beaded border. Inscription in Greek. R/ Zeus Ammon standing in partial profile, head to r., r.h. raised on steptre, l.h. on hip. A himation is loosely draped about him. Behind him is a ram to r. Beaded border. Inscription in Greek. (see media...

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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. 1351); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 375–308 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1319.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.1214

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins