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Stater of Kyrene with quadriga, struck under Polianthes

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Obverse: Quadriga right, charioteer in chiton with reins and goad, head almost facing front. Above at right, half of sun with five rays. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus Ammon standing, head left, phiale in right hand above incense burner, scepter in left hand. Inscription in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, December 9, 1981

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 322–313 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1981.500

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins