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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Polianthes

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Obverse: Nike, reins in both hands and goad in right hand, head facing, driving quadriga to right on line. Above, [inscription]. Reverse: Zeus Ammon laureate? standing nearly full front, head to left, with left hand raised on sceptre and phiale in extended right hand; he wears a loosely draped...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not Greenwell according to Regling.

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. 1325.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.60 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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