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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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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

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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.


Kyrene, Cyrenaica


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

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The Ancient World


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