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Stater of Maroneia with horse trailing rein, struck under Neomenios

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Obverse: Horse rearing to left, trailing a rein. Above, garlanded bucranium. Rev: Within rectangular frame in incuse square, a grape vine. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By date unknown: S. Pozzi Collection: by 1920: with Naville & Cie., 6 and 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (auction of the Pozzi Collection, Galeries Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, April 4ff., 1921, lot 1048); by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection (SNG, Lockett, no. 1197); by 1958: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, part 6, February 12-13, 1958, lot 1113); by date unknown: with Leu and Co.'s Bank, 32 Rue de la Gare, Zurich; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Leu and Co.'s Bank for $ 230.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 385–350 B.C.


Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 072.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins