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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Iason

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Obverse: Male charioteer, reins in both hands and goad in right hand, head facing, driving quadriga to right on line. Plain border. Above: star and [inscription]. Reverse: Zeus Lykaios seated to left, left arm over back of throne, right hand raised on sceptre. About his knee is a himation, and...

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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. 1349); 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. 1322.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.1212

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins