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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Iason

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Obverse: Male charioteer driving quadriga of galloping horses to left. In exergue [inscription]. Reverse: Zeus Ammon seated to right, his right arm on the back of the throne, and sceptre in left hand. Plain border. [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

Purchased of E. J. Seltman, for $ 148.55 (this is the total cost for MFA 14.421 and 14.422)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1321.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.57 gm.

Accession Number

14.422

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins