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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Iason

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Obverse: Nike driving quadriga, seen from in front. In exergue and at right, [inscription]. Reverse: Zeus Ammon seated to left, left arm over back of throne, right hand raised on sceptre. About his knees is a himation, and the left foot is drawn back on a footstool. At left [inscription]; at...

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By date unknown: Bompois Collection; Paris 1882: auction of Bompois Collection, no. 2080 (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. 1350); 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.


Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1320.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins