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Stater of Maroneia with prancing horse, struck under Choregos

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Obverse: Horse prancing to left, with loose rein. Hind feet rest on a straight line. Inscription effaced, no border. Reverse: Incuse square, enclosing a linear square which contains a grape vine and is surrounded by the Greek inscription, and a fly. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 390–350 B.C.

Mint

Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0813.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.06 gm.

Accession Number

00.187

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins