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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)


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.


Maroneia, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.06 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins